Growing up in a conflict zone, I know all too well how it feels to be told: “You can’t go to school today. It is too dangerous!” As a girl, I felt the frustration and anger of being stuck in an underground shelter instead of going to school, playing with my friends and learning new skills. Later, in my teenage years, I knew that a girl’s voice gets quieter as she grows if she is not armed with education. To make sure my voice was heard, I risked my life to go to school.
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