Sienna Huebner

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Education Leads To Smaller Healthier Families

Throughout the developing world, literacy and years of schooling have increased for both males and females over the last four decades. Demographers …

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The Kibera School for Girls - I Know I Can

Food For Thought: Nourishing Young Bodies and Minds in Sauri, Kenya

Girls’ Education: An ideal target for both extremists and humanitarian interventions, scholar says

<i>After a horrific and massive assault on a university in Pakistan, some scholars responded with alarm that the Taliban seem to increasingly be targeting schools, with a dramatic spike in the number of attacks in recent years.</i><p><i>[In deadly attack on Pakistani university, extremists take aim at</i> …

Afghan Girls Mourn Lost Education

<b>Very few are able to finish their studies, let alone go on to university.</b><br>Soala gazes at her prized high school diploma with tears in her eyes.Having …

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Want to save the planet? Invest in girls' education

Feb. 13, 2016<p>SHARE<p>By<p>Feb. 13, 2016 0<p>By now, most of the world has heard of Malala, the Pakistani girl who was shot by the Taliban and survived. She …

How Muslim Women Are Challenging the Status Quo

Book Talk<p>Far from being powerless, they are making small choices that could lead to big changes in the Arab world.<p>When one of Katherine Zoepf’s classmates was killed in the Twin Towers on 9/11, her own certainties about life vanished in the rubble. What had compelled 19 young Arabic men to plot …

If you really want to fight terrorism, start by fighting child poverty

Poor people have no stake in nations and economies that ignore them – governments must recognise residents of slums as full citizens, not squatters<p>Poverty feeds terrorism by eroding a basic human need: the need to belong. This may seem like an unlikely place to begin a conversation on terrorism, …

First lady urges fathers worldwide to join ‘struggle’ for girls’ education

By Nick Anderson<p>, Reporter<p>DOHA, Qatar — First lady Mi­chelle Obama urged the world to open more opportunities for girls in education and women in the workforce in a speech Wednesday that drew on her experience with gender bias growing up in Chicago.<p>“Back when I was a girl, even though I was bright …

What it takes to educate more girls

On October 11, we celebrate the International Day of the Girl.Over the last decade and a half, there has been historic progress in getting more girls …

Education

Let Girls Learn

Addressing the global crisis in girls’ education requires not just investment, but challenging cultural beliefs and practices.<p>Right now, 62 million girls worldwide are not in school. They’re receiving no formal education at all—no reading, no writing, no math—none of the basic skills they need to …

Women's News

Expanding education opportunities for girls in South Sudan

South Sudan faces significant challenges in the education sector, especially in terms of gender equality. A program jointly funded by the Global …

Simple solutions to keep girls in school in Bangladesh

International Day of the Girl Child is 11 October 2013. This year’s Day focuses on innovating for girls’ education. Smart and creative use of …

A Teenage Refugee Champions Girls’ Education

When Muzon’s family fled the war in Syria in early 2013, they briefly considered leaving her behind. The bright 14-year-old had been studying hard …

He Named Me Malala: the ordinary life behind an extraordinary girl

Alison Macdonald, <i>UCL</i><p>Malala Yousafzai was shot by the Taliban in 2012 for speaking out in support of girls’ education in Pakistan. Since then, based …