#Girls Education

  • Article: Indian State Reserves College Spots for Trafficking Survivors
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    Indian State Reserves College Spots for Trafficking Survivors

    July 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Over 23,100 human trafficking victims were rescued in 2016 in India, of which 60% were children. Read more

  • Article: France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel
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    France Calls on Most Powerful Countries to Help Improve Girls' Education in Africa's Sahel

    July 8, 2019|Voice of America

    France's president is pushing to increase education and economic opportunities for girls and women. Read more

  • Article: Period Pain Causes 20% of Young Girls Around the World to Miss School, Study Says
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    Period Pain Causes 20% of Young Girls Around the World to Miss School, Study Says

    By Sushmita Roy|July 5, 2019

    Nearly 41% of girls reported decreased performance or lowered concentration in classroom. Read more

  • Article: The Highest Authority in Sunni Islam Just Declared an End to Child Marriage in Africa
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    The Highest Authority in Sunni Islam Just Declared an End to Child Marriage in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Pia Gralki|June 21, 2019

    The total number of women married in childhood will likely reach 950 million by 2030. Read more

  • Article: These Powerful Photos Show What It’s Like to Be a Girl in One of the World’s Largest Refugee Camps
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    These Powerful Photos Show What It’s Like to Be a Girl in One of the World’s Largest Refugee Camps

    By Daniele Selby|June 19, 2019

    Nasro is a Somali refugee living in Kenya’s Dadaab camp, one of the world’s largest refugee camps. Read more

  • Article: Children With Disabilities and Girls in Palestine Are Missing Out on Secondary Education the Most
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    Children With Disabilities and Girls in Palestine Are Missing Out on Secondary Education the Most

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 4, 2019

    Education Cannot Wait and UNRWA set up a new program to invest in their futures. Read more

  • 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|June 3, 2019|Cisco

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

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