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Millennium City and Millennium Village Students “Stand Up for Girls” on International Day of the Girl
In sub-Saharan Africa, only 63 percent of girls complete their schooling, according to the World Bank. Yet our own research in the Millennium Cities indicates that girls who continue their education will have far greater opportunities, and they will be in a better position to care for themselves and their families. On October 11, MCI [...]