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A "Life-Defining" Exam
Although Mili loved school, she didn’t expect to continue much further than the 8th grade. In her remote village of Khaichala, Bangladesh, girls almost never continued their studies after primary school. Families in her village, among the poorest in Bangladesh, often feel that they cannot afford to let their daughters continue schooling when all hands are needed to feed the family. Mili’s situation isn’t uncommon. In many places, family and cultural issues often prevent girls from continuing their education. Formal education is often seen as a boy’s role, while girls are expected to stay home to care for siblings and...


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