I see literate girls in a part of the world where that may be a growing minority. I'm relieved to see them reading-- knowing that they have a chance at an education and can find the freedom of thought within their own minds. The second thing that stands out to me is the girl with a hennaed hand and arm. I believe this signifies her recent betrothal to a man... so young...and how very little we understand about cultures other than our own.
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