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‘Let Girls Learn’ Initiative Can Help Improve Health, Lives Of People Worldwide, U.S. First Lady Says

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: First Lady Michelle Obama Inspires Action To Help Let #62MillionGirls Learn
The blog post summarizes First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the recent American Magazine Media Conference, where she discussed the “Let Girls Learn” initiative. “First Lady Obama underscored the devastating consequences faced by 62 million girls who are not in school today noting, ‘Girls who aren’t educated have higher rates of HIV. They have higher rates of infant mortality. They have lower wages. This impacts not just the individual girls, but their families, their communities, and an entire nation'” (2/3).

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