International Woman’s Day – Why Girls?

It's no secret that I'm an advocate of girls and particularly girls education. An adolescent girl stands at the doorway of adulthood. If she stays in school, remains healthy, and gains skills, she will marry later, have fewer and healthier children, and earn an income that she’ll invest back into her family. We know that adolescent … Continue reading International Woman’s Day – Why Girls?

The Power Of One Girl

As the eldest of three girls growing up with my family in the West of Scotland, I rarely realised how incredibly lucky I was. I had a solid roof over my head. I attended good local primary schools which led to secondary education. Through this I was given the opportunity to go to university, and … Continue reading The Power Of One Girl