#Girls Education

  • Video: How a Career in Technology Empowered This South African Woman
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    How a Career in Technology Empowered This South African Woman

    By Daniele Selby|July 16, 2018|Cisco

    Soso Luningo grew up in a house without electricity; today she’s the head of an IT department. Read more

  • Article: Not Educating Girls Could Cost World $30 Trillion, World Bank Says
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    Not Educating Girls Could Cost World $30 Trillion, World Bank Says

    July 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 132 million girls worldwide aged 6 to 17 do not attend school. Read more

  • Article: Finland's Justice Minister Is Calling for a Child Marriage Ban
    Girls & Women

    Finland's Justice Minister Is Calling for a Child Marriage Ban

    By Daniele Selby|July 5, 2018

    The minimum marriage age in Finland is 18, but special exceptions can be — and are — made. Read more

  • Article: Burundi Just Banned Pregnant Girls and Teen Fathers From School
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    Burundi Just Banned Pregnant Girls and Teen Fathers From School

    By Daniele Selby|July 3, 2018

    Secondary school attendance rates for boys and girls in Burundi are already low. Read more

  • Article: 41-Year-Old Man Fined Just $450 Over Marriage to 11-Year-Old Girl
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    41-Year-Old Man Fined Just $450 Over Marriage to 11-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|July 2, 2018

    Under Malaysian civil law, the marriage is still unrecognized, but is valid under Islamic law. Read more

  • Article: Barbie Just Got a New Career as a Robotics Engineer
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    Barbie Just Got a New Career as a Robotics Engineer

    By Daniele Selby|June 27, 2018

    This Barbie's dreams are much bigger than a Malibu Dream House. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Hands Out Free Sanitary Products to Help Keep Girls in School
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    Kenya Hands Out Free Sanitary Products to Help Keep Girls in School

    June 20, 2018|Voice of America

    The Kenyan government bought $4.6 million of sanitary towels. Read more

  • Article: The UK Answers Malala's G7 Call to Get Girls Across the World Into Classrooms
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    The UK Answers Malala's G7 Call to Get Girls Across the World Into Classrooms

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 8, 2018

    Theresa May is pledging £187 million for girls' education. Read more