Movement Update

Help us tell their stories

Organized by Malala Fund

Jul 19, 2016 — 

Last week, Malala spent her 19th birthday, Malala Day, visiting girls living in refugee camps in East Africa.

Our supporters helped Malala remind the world that they have promised 12 years of school to all girls, #YesAllGirls.

Yet, as the global refugee crisis grows, more and more girls are denied their right to education. Your donation today can help change that.

In Dadaab, Kenya, the world’s largest refugee camp, Malala met Rahma — who fled an early marriage to return to the camp and continue her education.

She also met Arlio, who was born in the camp and fears her family’s impending eviction to Somalia. “I hear there is still war. I am afraid I might get killed. But if I survive, I want to finish my education,” she says.

At Mahama camp in Rwanda, Malala heard from Ange and refugee girls who have suffered sexual violence and are too ashamed to return to school — a story too many Burundi girls share.

Your gifts help us tell their stories and equip girls to advocate for themselves and their sisters.

Rahma, Arlio and Ange’s stories are not unique. More than 63 million girls are denied their right to go to school.

Malala will keep speaking out and fighting for these girls — girls in refugee camps, girls living in poverty, girls afraid to go to school because of gender-based violence. She will keep advocating until all girls, everywhere have the chance to get a safe, quality education.
But she can’t do it alone.

Please make a donation today and join us in the fight. We will not stop until all girls — #YesAllGirls — are in school.

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