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How two women are empowering girls in Uganda

This article was first published on Global Citizen I’ll never forget when I first saw Monica at the Entebbe airport that warm day in September 2012 as we both waited to pick up our baggage. I was looking around at the diversity of people entering Uganda, with the feeling that this was exactly where I was supposed to be. Monica was standing there, confident in her blue jeans, and a bit intimidating. As I went through the gates and was welcomed by the staff of the women’s rights NGO that I would be working with, I realized that this young lady had been working with this NGO as a staff member for the past 3 years, and we would be sharing the NGO van back to Kampala. Little did I know then that

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