Online store helps equip Indian girls for school
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In India, only three of every 10 girls who enroll in Grade 1 make it all the way through to Grade 10. Aiming to spare more girls the all-too-common fate of being married off early or — worse — sold into sex slavery, The Girl Store is a site where ethically minded consumers can buy Indian girls the supplies they need to keep them in school. Encouraging visitors to help “buy a girl her life back,” in the site's own words, The Girl Store gives shoppers around the world a way to buy Indian girls the pencils, uniforms, backpacks and…
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