#School

  • Article: A Former Child Orphan Just Joined With the UN to Empower and Educate Girls in South Africa
    Girls & Women

    A Former Child Orphan Just Joined With the UN to Empower and Educate Girls in South Africa

    By Mbali Kgame|Sept. 25, 2018

    Sibulele Sibaca was orphaned at 16 by HIV — so she launched a foundation to support other girls. Read more

  • Article: Less Than Half the World's Refugee Children Are Enrolled in School
    Education

    Less Than Half the World's Refugee Children Are Enrolled in School

    Aug. 29, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    What little education is available is often in poorly constructed temporary shelters or in the open Read more

  • Article: 5-Year-Old Jamaican Girl Banned for Dreadlocks Can Now Return to School: Court
    Education

    5-Year-Old Jamaican Girl Banned for Dreadlocks Can Now Return to School: Court

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 28, 2018

    The girl’s family had been told to remove the locs, but they refused. Read more

  • Article: Bill & Melinda Gates Just Gave Teachers a Back-to-School Boost
    Education

    Bill & Melinda Gates Just Gave Teachers a Back-to-School Boost

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 23, 2018

    Extra donations were contributed toward necessary classroom supplies. Read more

  • Article: This Startup Is Ending Gender Inequality, One Sanitary Pad at a Time
    AdvocacyWater & Sanitation

    This Startup Is Ending Gender Inequality, One Sanitary Pad at a Time

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 10, 2018

    Lack of sanitary pads makes girls more vulnerable to violence, poverty, and more. Read more

  • Article: 7 Amazing Things About LeBron James' New School for Low-Income Students
    Education

    7 Amazing Things About LeBron James' New School for Low-Income Students

    By Joe McCarthy|July 31, 2018

    "I want people to know that these kids should still have the same opportunity as everybody else." Read more

  • Article: 13 Photos of Different Ways Children Learn Around the World
    Education

    13 Photos of Different Ways Children Learn Around the World

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 21, 2018

    Education may take many shapes & sizes, but is always critical in the fight to end extreme poverty. Read more

  • Article: Venezuela's Hunger Crisis Is Forcing Children to Drop Out of School
    Food & Hunger

    Venezuela's Hunger Crisis Is Forcing Children to Drop Out of School

    May 4, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Neighbouring Colombia's president described the situation as a "humanitarian crisis." Read more