Michelle O spends $70M to ’empower’ girls in Pakistan while US students fall further behind

EAG News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Obama administration is sending $70 million to Pakistan to educate girls and “empower” them to improve their country, despite massive, chronic budget problems and abysmal student performance at home.

First lady Michelle Obama’s “Let Girls Learn” initiative is focused on educating “62 million girls around the world” to help them “build a healthier family, a stronger community, and a brighter future,” according to the White House website.

As part of that effort, the Obama administration vowed to send $70 million to Pakistan to educate about 200,000 female students between ages 10 and 19 during a special event at the White House last month with the wife and daughter of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Judicial Watch reports.

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