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19 March 2007 - Liberia girls’ education, the story of Mamiwhe

Tape#: JN6992
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Mamiwhe Kpahgbor, 16, has made it to secondary school in Monrovia, Liberia, despite obstacles that still keep many girls from completing their education.

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Production date: 2-3 March 2007

Duration: 2:35

Keywords: UNICEF, children, Liberia, war, poverty, girls education, traditional practices, pregnancies

Main shooting locations: Monrovia, Liberia

Main sequences: After school, Mamiwhe Kpahgbor, 16, goes to the market to help her mother sell fish in Liberia’s capital. This is the story of the 10th grader from Monrovia. 

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