The exhibition is part of the Send My Sister to School campaign in which over half a million young people in the UK took part, to support girls’ education worldwide.
Chi Onwurah MP for Newcastle Central said:
“ Some weeks ago I visited Wingrove Primary and It was very moving and
inspiring to receive the ‘sister ‘ messages and artwork from the children of the school .
“ The children and staff are rightly concerned that around 67 million children in the developing world are missing out on education.
“ In parts of the world a disproportionate number of them are girls.
“ For girls, education is the key to improving their own health, reducing infant mortality and to enabling them to participate in society.