Monday, 3 March 2014

Awareness Week!

St Wolstan's held a Girls and Education Awareness Week from the 27th - 31st January 2014. 

The religion teachers gave all the T.Y students the opportunity to see the full length film of 'Girl Rising'. This film was about how important education was to girls.

Monday 27th January - Class Tabei organised to show the story of Amina, This young girl fights for her education against the rules applied to girls in Afganistan.

Tuesday 28th January - Class Cornaro organised to show the story of Wadley. A young girl who stands up for her chance for education after the earthquake in Haiti destroys her home leaving her mother unable to afford to send her to school anymore. She tells the teacher even if she sends her home everyday she will return until she is allowed stay.

Thursday 30th January - Class Tereshkova organised the story of Suma. This is about a young girls sold into slavery in Nepal. She talks about her 4 masters and then how a kind village teachers negotiates her freedom. She now helps free other slaves.

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