Robin Marty recently wrote about the United Nation’s Girl Up program. The program “gives American girls the opportunity to channel their energy and compassion to raise awareness and funds for programs of the United Nations that help some of the world’s hardest-to-reach adolescent girls.”
In the short animated video below, the UN Foundation takes you through the life of a teen in a developing country. It shows precisely how educating and providing opportunities to teen girls can make a huge difference in their lives.
photo credit: Arturo Avila via flickr