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Happy International Women's Day


Happy International Women’s Day

Nadma in Tanzania completed HIV/AIDS peer training.
Sandra in Arizona became a United States citizen.
A mother in Michigan taught her daughters to write while she cooked.
Ashley in Philadelphia found part-time employment and passed the community college entrance exam.

These are just a few of the inspirational stories shared by ProLiteracy members in honor of International Women’s Day, celebrated every year on March 8. We invite you to visit our Facebook page to read all the remarkable stories of how literacy and education changed the lives of women the world over. And feel free to participate, even after March 8. Stories and photos can be submitted to

For more about how ProLiteracy works to help women around the world gain literacy skills, visit our Women in Literacy project.

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