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Her Majesty Queen Rania and UNICEF Executive Director Visit Girls’ School in East Harlem

by Pat Coate | September 21, 2009
"Providing quality education to girls is a sound investment that helps build a brighter future for their communities and their countries."
- Ann M. Veneman, UNICEF executive director

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan and UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman today met with students and staff at the highly successful Young Women's Leadership School in East Harlem to discuss the important role that quality education plays in improving children’s lives.

Queen Rania, who has served as UNICEF's Eminent Advocate for Children since 2007, has supported a number of education initiatives focused on getting girls into school.

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