Girls in poor, rural households are more likely than boys to be excluded from education. Worldwide, 11 percent of girls are married before they turn 15, jeopardizing their rights to health and education.

Day 6: Girls

Girls in poor, rural households are more likely than boys to be excluded from education. Worldwide, 11 percent of girls are married before they turn 15, jeopardizing their rights to health and education.

Two girls standing around a cement post

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Pray that God would change mind-sets in villages so that girls would receive an education and would be protected from early marriages.

Ask God to provide transportation for girls who don’t have schools close by.

Pray that leaders would change laws to mandate education for girls and protect them from early marriage.