Dropping Out of School at Age 10
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Dropping Out of School at Age 10

In India, half the women older than 15 are illiterate, twice the rate for men, and millions of poor girls are pulled out of school to help at home. This is the case for Jyotsna Patadia, who dropped out at age 10. Washington Post's Mary Jordan reports. Video by Mary Jordan/The Washington Post, Edited by Anna Uhls/washingtonpost.com

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