Only three out of 1,000 Afghan women can read or write.
For every 100 boys not in school in Iraq, there are 316 girls not in school.
Educated girls are less vulnerable than uneducated girls to HIV infection.
These are just a few of the facts that Paige McKinsey shared with the audience at the "Give Her A Chance" forum held at Pleasant Valley High School Friday, Dec. 10.
McKinsey, a senior at PVHS, coordinated the event for her senior project.
"This is something I'm very passionate about," she told the audience.