13th September 2014

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13th September 2014

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9th September 2014

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nubbsgalore:

september 8 is international literacy day. globally, two thirds of the 775,000,000 illiterate adults, and 63% of the 126 million illiterate youth, are female. the discrepancy is a result of 33,000,000 fewer girls attending primary school than boys. but any child born to a literate mother is twice as likely to be immunized and live past the age of five, and is also twice as likely to receive an education. (sources here)

photos by (click pic) joey l. at a school for hamar girls in labaltoy, ethiopia; muhammed muheisen in pakistan; altaf gadri at an unofficial school run for slum dwellers held under a bridge in new delhi; paula bronstein at a thai refugee camp for burmese refugees; reuters, from a school in bori bana, a slum in abidjan, ivory coast; zohra bensemra from a school at a refugee camp in islamabad; anja niedringhaus at a makeshift school in budyali, afghanistan; kate holt in makuyuni, tanzania; reuters, from a school in islamabad; and lana slezic from a bombed out school in afghanistan. 

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9th September 2014

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9th September 2014

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7th September 2014

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where-we-live:

africanstories:

« The Real Africa : Fight The Stereotype » by Thiri Mariah Boucher

More on africanstories.tumblr.com

THIS EXPLAINS EVERYTHING I WANT TO SAY

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5th September 2014

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That old September feeling, left over from school days, of summer passing, vacation nearly done, obligations gathering, books and football in the air … Another fall, another turned page: there was something of jubilee in that annual autumnal beginning, as if last year’s mistakes had been wiped clean by summer.
— Wallace Stegner (via raquellereyes)

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5th September 2014

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aseaofquotes:

Michele Gorman, Single in the City

aseaofquotes:

Michele Gorman, Single in the City

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5th September 2014

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I wear a bracelet of a peacock feather to remind me of Flannery. To remind me that it is okay to write controversial things, to have faith but still question it, to embrace the grotesque and shocking and ugly. She churned out writing, even in ill health, which I think of when I just don’t feel like putting pen to paper.

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5th September 2014

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There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally.


Don Miguel Ruiz (via philosophicallyincorrect)

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