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Freida Pinto joins hands with Michelle Obama for Let Girls Learn initiative


Extending her support for the cause of educating a girl child, Freida Pinto is all set to make her voice heard this time in Liberia, Morocco and Spain with none other than the First Lady Michelle Obama.

Freida Pinto along with the First Lady, her daughters Sasha and Malia, their grandmother Marian Robinson – will travel to Liberia, Morocco and Spain at the end of June and into early July as part of the ‘Let Girls Learn’ initiative. Let Girls Learn is a government initiative aimed at helping girls obtain a quality education. The focus of the trip which includes Monrovia, Marrakesh and Madrid – is for them to speak to young girls about the importance of education and staying in school.

Starting with Liberia, Freida along with Michelle Obama will take part in a discussion which will cover the educational barriers girls face in the country. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will meet with Pinto and the First Lady. Next, in Morocco, Meryl Streep will be joining them along to discuss the challenges women in the African country deal with on a regular basis.

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