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Pulitzer Center Update June 25, 2018

This Week Annalisa Merelli Takes Over Pulitzer Center Instagram

Students of Pardada Pardadi attend a Hindi lesson. Image by Annalisa Merelli. India, 2018.

How paying 14 girls to attend schools boosted an entire economics ecosystem in rural Uttar Pradesh...

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A student smiles during a school day at Pardada Pardadi. Image by Annalisa Merelli. India, 2018.

This week, reporter and grantee Annalisa Merelli is taking over the Pulitzer Center's Instagram account to share her reporting on educating girls in rural India. 

In this recent trip supported by the Pulitzer Center, Merelli visited the rural village of Anoopshahar to examine the impact of 20 years of girls' education, and the changes made by these talented women. Follow her experience and stories from the trip on our Instagram account


Three women grouped together: an elderly woman smiling, a transwoman with her arms folded, and a woman holding her headscarf with a baby strapped to her back.


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