My First Day Of School Essay

793 Words Jan 4th, 2016 4 Pages
So far, from this class. I’ve learned a lot. I know that’s a very broad statement but honestly, we talked a lot in this class. When I enter the door for my first day of school the first thing we talked about was Syria. I didn’t know what Syria was or that it was a country. I didn’t really pay attention to international things because I was thought, “the UN got this” The only country I paid attention to internationally was Ecuador really. But I really didn’t get an inserted into the international things until I came into the class. When I heard the things going on in Syria, I was shocked, shocked at the fact that so many people where dying because they wanted to get their voices out. It was hard to see the pictures and read the articles about what was going on. More classes passed and I started to learn about what was going on in the world, globally. I always knew the education was very poor in other countries, take it from me, my family is from Ecuador where the education system is quite poor because of their government. But heading that girls can’t attend primary school, I was mad, enraged, at the fact that other countries really think that men are worth more than women. Talking more about women, the class talked a bit about human trafficking. There 29.1 million people that are in modern slavery, globally. We fought so much to put an end to slavery but somehow; in the modern age we have more slaves than we did before. Another thing, that I feel like this class…

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