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The Importance of Education for Women and Girls

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Thursday, August 4, 2016 7:00 PM Main Library “Education is one of the most critical areas of empowerment for women … It is also an area that offers some of the clearest examples of discrimination women suffer. Among children not attending school there are twice as many girls as boys, and among illiterate adults there […]

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‘He Named Me Malala’ Documentary Screening

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Monday, June 27, 2016 6:00 PM Main Library He Named Me Malala is an intimate portrait of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot when returning home on her school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The then 15-year-old was singled out, along with her […]

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Why Girls’ Education Matters

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The Farmington Main Library will host Wendy Swift, Vice President of Pathways Togo, on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, for a presentation and showing of the UN documentary film, To Educate a Girl. This event will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the main library at 6 Monteith Drive. “Why Girls’ Education Matters” focuses on one […]

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