It's now widely known that the government of Sierra Leone has instituted a ban on pregnant girls from taking exams and attending regular schools.
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If we cannot unleash the talent and potential of the 250 million adolescent girls living in poverty today, how will we end poverty tomorrow?
We cannot leave girls out of the equation. Why? Because adolescent girls are uniquely disadvantaged, yet they have the most potential to make the greatest change.
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This post was originally published on January 3rd, 2013 at girleffect.org.
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