#education

  • Article: 3 Events at This Year's Women Deliver Conference You Won't Want to Miss

    3 Events at This Year's Women Deliver Conference You Won't Want to Miss

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 28, 2019

    Women Deliver is the largest conference on the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women. Read more

  • Article: Rising Violence Will Keep More Than 1,000 Schools Shut in Afghanistan

    Rising Violence Will Keep More Than 1,000 Schools Shut in Afghanistan

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 28, 2019

    Attacks on schools across the country tripled last year, according to UNICEF. Read more

  • Article: Students and Teachers Across Brazil Protest Against Education Funding Cuts

    Students and Teachers Across Brazil Protest Against Education Funding Cuts

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 16, 2019

    The government announced it will freeze 30% of education funding due to financial crisis. Read more

  • Article: Lebanese Students Learn Disaster and War Preparedness Through Survival Training

    Lebanese Students Learn Disaster and War Preparedness Through Survival Training

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 9, 2019

    Schools in the conflict-ridden region emphasize life-saving education for students. Read more

  • Article: These Scientists Started a Club for 500 Women in STEM. 9,000 Joined.

    These Scientists Started a Club for 500 Women in STEM. 9,000 Joined.

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Lindsay Powers|May 7, 2019

    There’s no excuse for not finding a qualified woman, says one of the founders. Read more

  • Article: New Report Shows Staggering Funding Disparity Between White and Non-White US Schools

    New Report Shows Staggering Funding Disparity Between White and Non-White US Schools

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 28, 2019

    Predominantly white school districts are receiving $23 billion a year more than non-white districts. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 28, 2019

    Almost 2,000 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. Read more

  • Article: New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal

    New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 18, 2019

    Black women are twice as likely to feel pressured to straighten their hair than white women. Read more