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For Girls, the Value of Education No Mystery

Schoolgirls at Hun Sen's Bokorng High School where U.S First Lady Michelle Obama visited on Saturday March 21 2015 and Angkor High School in Siem Reap say they recognize the value of First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let Girls Learn” initiative—and many are ready to participate.
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Seang Seila, 15, attends a clean-up day event at Angkor High School, around two kilometers from Siem Reap city center on Saturday, March 21, 2015. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)
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Seang Seila, 15, attends a clean-up day event at Angkor High School, around two kilometers from Siem Reap city center on Saturday, March 21, 2015. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)

Cambodian girls at Hun Sen's Prasat Bakong High School where U.S First Lady Michelle Obama visited on Saturday March 21, 2015 in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)
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Cambodian girls at Hun Sen's Prasat Bakong High School where U.S First Lady Michelle Obama visited on Saturday March 21, 2015 in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)

Students at Hun Sen's Prasat Bakong High School where U.S First Lady Michelle Obama visited on Saturday March 21, 2015 in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)
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Students at Hun Sen's Prasat Bakong High School where U.S First Lady Michelle Obama visited on Saturday March 21, 2015 in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)

Female students attend a clean-up day event at Angkor High School, around two kilometers from Siem Reap city center on Saturday, March 21, 2015. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)
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Female students attend a clean-up day event at Angkor High School, around two kilometers from Siem Reap city center on Saturday, March 21, 2015. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)

Cambodian girls at Hun Sen's Prasat Bakong High School where U.S First Lady Michelle Obama visited on Saturday March 21, 2015 in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)
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Cambodian girls at Hun Sen's Prasat Bakong High School where U.S First Lady Michelle Obama visited on Saturday March 21, 2015 in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)

Cambodian girls at Hun Sen's Prasat Bakong High School where U.S First Lady Michelle Obama visited on Saturday March 21, 2015 in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)
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Cambodian girls at Hun Sen's Prasat Bakong High School where U.S First Lady Michelle Obama visited on Saturday March 21, 2015 in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)

Cambodian girls at Hun Sen's Prasat Bakong High School where U.S First Lady Michelle Obama visited on Saturday March 21, 2015 in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)
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Cambodian girls at Hun Sen's Prasat Bakong High School where U.S First Lady Michelle Obama visited on Saturday March 21, 2015 in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)

From right to left, Eight-graders Keng Somary, 14, Lim Sam Ol, 14, Vuthy Kim Eang, 14, and Tuon Sreineat, 13, attend a clean-up day event at Angkor High School, around two kilometers from Siem Reap city center on Saturday, March 21, 2015. (Phorn Bopha/VO
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From right to left, Eight-graders Keng Somary, 14, Lim Sam Ol, 14, Vuthy Kim Eang, 14, and Tuon Sreineat, 13, attend a clean-up day event at Angkor High School, around two kilometers from Siem Reap city center on Saturday, March 21, 2015. (Phorn Bopha/VO

Students attend a clean-up day event at Angkor High School in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)
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Students attend a clean-up day event at Angkor High School in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)

 The entrance to Angkor High School in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)
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The entrance to Angkor High School in Siem Reap. (Phorn Bopha/VOA Khmer)

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