----------------------------Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide
Grassroots Review, your link to empowering children and youth worldwide.
From Bangladesh to the World Cup
Earlier this month, the first-ever Street Child Cricket World Cup brought together talented young athletes from around the world – who also have a shared history of growing up on the streets. Eight youth from our Dhaka-based partner LEEDO traveled to Cambridge for the tournament.
“I look up from the display of creative condoms and the staff cracks up. My Pakistani upbringing hasn’t prepared me for this.” GFC’s Kulsoom Khan, Regional Director for Asia, was in for a surprise on a recent visit to Child Rights Protection Center in Thailand.
How diverse programming helps girls stay in school [new report]
We all know that getting a solid academic foundation is key to becoming an economically independent adult. But in Central America, girls are dropping out of high school at alarming rates – and for a host of different reasons.
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