by Laura Edghill
Posted 9/09/13, 02:35 pm
Lumbering yellow buses, empty Walmart shelves, and squeals of children at recess mark the beginning of a typical school year in America. But for girls across the globe, going to school is anything but typical.
The face of this struggle is 16-year-old girls’ education advocate Malala Yousafzai, who made international news last year when the Taliban attacked her and two friends on their way home from school in Pakistan.