Updated: Dec 16, 2019
“Girl Rising” is a documentary based on the book by Tanya Lee Stone that follows nine girls from Haiti, Nepal, Ethiopia, India, Egypt, Peru, Cambodia, Sierra Leone, and Afghanistan on their journey to education. The movie speaks on the struggles of girls who face arranged marriages and child slavery and how they try to overcome these obstacles through education.
The event is FREE and open to those interested in world affairs. Students, teachers, parents, educational institutions, and community leaders are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP to the LHHS Junior World Affairs Council Chapter by registering for your free ticket. Seating is limited, so RSVP as soon as possible.