Tuesday, October 25, 2011

I challenge you.....

“I challenge you to prove to me that staying in school = job, … and that by being educated she isn't also ostracized from the social network that can help her survive if she isn't excessively exploited…….Yes, I know "stop prostitution, build schools" is more compelling, but I'm unconvinced …[education]….is a solution.”

Had it been one of my own friends who said this, I would probably have taken her down in a tackle and given her a bloody nose, but since it was a friend of a friend, I took a deep breath…… and realized she was not entirely wrong.


To read on, hop across to my post in Burrowers, Books & Balderdash.
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2 comments:

Jemi Fraser said...

Heartbreaking.

Margot Kinberg said...

Natasha - It is so terribly sad, isn't it? These challenges are so awful because there are different facets to them. Difficult problems almost never have easy solutions, and this one is so terribly wrenching...

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