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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – What is the link between a bucket of water and education?
In many communities around the world, it’s up to women and girls to provide water for their homes but when a girl has to walk for miles to fetch water, she doesn’t have time to go to school or study.
UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova spoke to Thomson Reuters Foundation about the impact access to fresh water and sanitation has on girls’ education and the importance of educating and empowering women . . .