Girls: Challenging the World : a United Nations Leaflet for Secondary-school Students

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Meet 14-year-old Malini from India, who hopes that it may be possible to postpone her marriage. Meet 8-year-old Wanjiku from Kenya, who has been taken out of school by her parents so that she can help her mother with a new baby & meet 11-year-old Zlata of Bosnia who is very concerned about civil war & violence in homes & streets. Real people in real situations. Teachers & others involved with discussing such subjects among others with children will find these stories, teaching notes & discussion questions offered in this book most helpful. It is written in simple prose for children themselves to read.

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Why has Wanjiku dropped out of school?
Where can Maria find the family she needs? 13

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