In this article President of G(irls)20 Farah Mohamed talks about some interesting results from the G(irls)20 Summit held in Istanbul. Many international development organizations have identified the women labor force as a key to economic growth, but how are women supposed to go into the labor market when millions of women in developing countries don't even receive a basic education?
1. I want to follow this series of articles over the next few months.
2. I love this women and her fabulous idea.
3. Girls in developing countries should not refer to their periods as their "week of shame."
4. Having your period shouldn't equal getting shamed out of school!
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