Are things getting worse for girls? My mother was a bright girl with a keen desire to learn, but she was not allowed to continue her education beyond Grade 8 as that meant she had to go to school in another town. Eighty years later, Malala wanted to go to school, but she was shot because of it, even though the school was in her own home town. They shot her to stop her from promoting education... Continue Reading
global development expert
Anand Seth is an expert on global development issues, with over 35 years experience at the World Bank covering economic development and environment, with emphasis on South Asia, Middle East and Eastern Europe. He is the founder of EduGIRLS, which supports non-profits in developing countries to educate girls living in poverty.