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Religious of the Sacred Heart emphasize value of education, support for Walk for Uganda

Tracy Sena, who visited Sacred Heart schools in Uganda with other Network teachers in 2012 (left to right), Sister Irene Cullen, RSCJ, and Sister Noellina Namusisi, RSCJ, speak to freshmen about girls education and contribution from Walk for Uganda.

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2015

Religious of the Sacred Heart gathered with freshmen in the Mother Williams Library to speak about the importance of education for girls in Uganda and express gratitude toward contributions made through Walk for Uganda. Sister Noellina Namusisi, RSCJ, and Sister Irene Culllen, RSCJ, are meeting with students at ...

Girls worldwide need access to education

Although girls in developing countries may attend some elementary school, fewer than 17 percent of girls in Uganda attend
high school due to their families’ inability to pay school fees or due to gender stereotyping.

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

October 1, 2015

Although the stress of schoolwork can seem unbearable to American high school students, girls in developing nations in many African and Middle Eastern countries are being abused or even shot for simply pursuing an education. Being a part of a community that supports women, advocating for women’s ri...

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