Because I am a Girl by Tim Butcher

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Because I am a girl I am less likely to go to school


Because I am a girl I am more likely to suffer from malnutrition


Because I am a girl I am more likely to suffer violence in the home


Because I am a girl I am more likely to marry and start a family before I reach my twenties.



Seven authors have visited seven different countries and spoken to young women and girls about their lives, struggles and hopes. The result is an extraordinary collection of writings about prejudice, abuse, and neglect, but also about courage, resilience and changing attitudes.



Proceeds from sales of this book will go to PLAN, one of the world's largest child-centered community development organisations.

 

About Tim Butcher

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Tim Butcher is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author. His first book, Blood River, was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize. He lives in Cape Town, South Africa.
 
Published February 14, 2010 by Vintage Digital. 208 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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