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From Day One: Malawi President Joyce Banda on Girls Ages 0-10 (New Security Beat)

July 23, 2018

By Yuval Cohen

“Over 130 million girls around the world are not in school through no fault of their own,” said Her Excellency Joyce Banda, former president of the Republic of Malawi, at the launch of her new book, From Day One: Why Supporting Girls Aged O to 10 Is Critical to Change Africa’s Path, at the Center for Global Development.

“Girls and women are one of our continent’s most valuable assets,” said Banda, who was a Wilson Center Distinguished Fellow, “yet there are still many…bright, ambitious, village girls full of potential ready to become the kind of leaders that Africa needs so badly and does not get.” 

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