Diana, Samantha and Liezza Hope You Will Stand Up for Girls September 22!

Equity in education for girls is the best step for changing the world. All across the globe, girls are out of school or struggling to get there.
On September 22, Stand Up for ten seconds in their honor, in solidarity.
Diana has taught us how to Stand Up for education and walk across treacherous stones, sewage and plastic to get to school. She will do anything to get there. She is eleven.
Samantha has taught us how to Stand Up for education, preparing dinner for her three younger siblings, bathing them, putting them to bed. Then trying to do her homework. She is fifteen.  
Lieeza has taught us how to Stand Up for education, finding women friends with the same challenges, learning to read in a Bead & Read, all while longing for home, where she cannot return because she was shunned for being HIV/AIDS positive. She is seventeen.
Please honor the lives of girls with us on September 22, the International Day of the Girl. And more, help them to change their own worlds through the power of education.
From Nairobi to Harlem to Baghdad to Manila, girls all over the world are hungering for the right to read and write. It's our turn to Stand Up for them.

See our earlier post for details on how you can rally with LitWorld and Stand Up for Girls.