African Development / Child Marriage / Development of girls / Education of Girls / Malala Yousafzai / Malawi / Memory Banda / Pakistan / Status of Girls / Teen Pregnancy / third world development

Memory and Malala–Girls Rising for Change

Memory Banda (Malawi) and Malala Yousafzai (Pakistan)–(both 18)—All Praise to These Girls as Agents of Change! Memory Banda recently gave a Ted Talk to tell the story of how she’s changing opportunities for girls. She describes how in her community, her sister was married at age 11 and became pregnant, while she herself resisted marriage and sought to define her own future; she calls herself … Continue reading