Pakistan’s Camel Library project bumps book access for children

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Pakistan has the second-highest number of children out of school, according to UNICEF.

In rural areas, more than sixty percent of kids are still not attending classes and most of them are girls.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Chappelle reports on a unique project that’s trying to change that.

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