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How do the classes sponsored by Sister India help Indian women and girls?​

You may wonder: ​H​ow do ​the classes you sponsor help Indian women and girls overcome the problems they face, such as child marriage? Can we really improve​ the​ir situation​? The chart above shows some of the incredible results!   At the beginning of the year 41% of the students encouraged child marriage. By the end of the class, only 5% encouraged child marriage! At the beginning of the class, 41% did not send their daughters (and sons) to school; by the end only 4% did not.  We see these remarkable results in classes across India. Through your support for Sister India, you can make a tremendous difference in cultural attitudes toward child marriage. Student by student, class by class, village by village, we are part of a groundswell of social change in India, educating communities about the devastation caused by child marriage, about the importance of sending their daughters to school, and of the great value God gives women and girls. 

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