Mukhtar Mai School for Girls

After receiving monetary compensation for prosecuting her attackers, Mukhtar Mai used the funds to start a school for girls and young women and then enrolled herself! Learn more about how you can contribute to the Mukhtar Mai School for Girls in Pakistan. According to Half the Sky authors Nick Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn, "Mukhtar welcomes volunteers to teach English in her schools and will give them free room and board as long as they commit to staying a few months."