One Shared World


Education shapes who we are, what we know, what we believe, how we think and what we can do. It determines the prospects of individuals and nations.

Just as the efforts of their mothers and sisters paved the way to greater societal and workplace parity for American women, promoting education of girls and women lays the foundation for gender equity and a more secure future in developing countries.

You can learn more about literacy as a path out of poverty on these Web sites:

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