- Michelle Obama, the former first lady of US, has highlighted the importance of girl-child education to mark World Charity Day
- The former first lady said when girls are educated, the whole society benefits from it all, as an educated woman has opportunities to earn more
- Michelle also lamented the fact that about 98 million girl-children are out of school around the globe
Michelle Obama, the former first lady of United States of America, has written very emotional messages to young school girls.
The former first lady in a post on her Instagram page on Thursday, September 5, with a picture of herself during her school days, commented on how education could easily be taken for granted in the US while others are without it elsewhere.
She said she learnt a lot during her time in school, especially on how to confront failure and not allow it hold her down.
Michelle also spoke about the fact that more than 98 million adolescent girls around the globe are out of school, saying that every girl-child should be given the same education opportunity she had when she was growing up.
She said that when girls are educated, the whole society benefits from it, adding that healthier children are birthed by educated girls
She also said that educated girl-children have the opportunities for higher salaries and ability to beat poverty.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the former US president and first lady, Barack and Michelle Obama, made their first Hollywood appearance on Wednesday, August 28, in a documentary film that is set in Ohio.
The film critics and reviewers have praised the movie as a timely and compelling piece. The movie, American Factory, tells the story of how a Chinese company took over an abandoned General Motors plant.
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