Imagine a country wheregirls have to sneak out togo to school risking theirlives if they were caught inthe act during the study.This is Afghanistan underthe rule of the Taliban.The twenty-two ShabanaBasij-Rasikh, who runs aschool for women inAfghanistan, tells her story.
In her family education wasprice and daughters wastreasured. There was noquestion that children wouldreceive an education,including daughters. Shedreams big, but her familydreams even bigger for her.She is a global ambassador of10x10 and a co-founder ofSOLA, the first school inAfghanistan, a country whereTaliban still intimidate bybombs the families.
Today, more than threemillion girls are in school inAfghanistan.Seeing students in her schooland their parents whoadvocate for them, whoencourage them , she sees apromising future and lastingchange. Afghanistan its acountry of hope and bountypossibilities, and every singleday the girls of SOLA remindher that. Like her, they aredreaming big.
Tarzan, Queen of the Jungle The story of Marina Chapman, seems like a novel! No one knows where she lived, what her real name was, what she did in the jungle.The hypothesis is she was mugged when she was four yearsold. Peraphs the kidnap went wrong and the kidnapper leftthe girl in the Colombian jungle.
Since that time the little girl lived with a group of capuchinmonkeys. She learnt by them, their style of life, she learnt tomove on the tree, ate bananas and berry wild andcommunicated with animals by the same guttural sounds!At age ten, she wasdiscovered by a pair ofhunters. The society was toreclaim her!In exchange for a parrot theysold her to a brothel inCucuta, Colombia. When shelearned that she was to begroomed for prostitution, shemade her plans to escape.But her adventure wasn’tover yet...
When she was 18 years old,a colombian family pickedher up from the street andkept her as a servant.When the family moved toBradford, England, she mether present husband.Many years later shedecided to talk to himabout her past.She has publishedin 2012 an autobiographybook
Marina Chapman actually is60 years old.Two years ago she wentback to Colombia to findher biological family.The authorities didn’tallowed her to go in thejungle.