Chuck Sincerbeaux

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Sub-Saharan Africa rates poorly in equal education for boys and girls: U.N. | Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Less than half of the world’s countries have equal numbers of girls and boys in school with not one sub-Saharan African nation achieving equality, according to a United Nations report released on Monday to mark International Day of the Girl Child.<p>A set of …

Refugee who fled ISIS 'capital': Kids patrolled streets with AK-47s

<b>Gaziantep, Turkey (CNN) —</b> Suleiman locked his front door for the last time and slipped the key into his pocket -- though he knew he'd never need it again. He took one last look at his home then shepherded his family into the darkness.<p>Humming neighborhood generators pierced the still air. The stars …

Child brides in Mozambique: ‘an affront to human rights on a massive scale’ | Simon Allison

Almost half of young women in Mozambique are married by the age of 18, limiting their academic prospects and leaving them vulnerable to poverty and maternal mortality. But hopes are high that the African Girls’ Summit on ending child marriage, which begins this week, can put a stop to the …

Sadtu violating children's right to basic education - DA

Genevieve Quintal, News24<p>Johannesburg - The DA has laid a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) against the country's …

Ruth Stokes explores how the private sector is using technology and innovation - from wearables to financial inclusion - to benefit children<p>Innovation is the lifeblood of business - from the way rethinking hospitality has made Airbnb into one of the most talked-about brands (with a value of …

U.S. Stands Alone: Not Signing U.N. Child Rights Treaty Leaves Migrant Children Vulnerable

<i>Co-authored by Megan Corrarino, Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellow at Human Rights First</i><p>With Somalia's October 1, 2015, ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the United States is currently the only country in the world that has failed to ratify the …