Diana Duarte

Diana Duarte is communications director of MADRE, an international women’s human rights organization

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Nigerian children at school. (Photograph: David Levene for the Guardian) Views
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
The Fear of an Educated Girl
On my first day of first grade, I cried when my father dropped me off in the schoolyard, scared to be left alone. In sixth grade, I worried about making friends in a new school. In eleventh grade, my knees shook when I stood up to speak at my school’s speech contest. I was afraid, but my fears were...
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