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The State of the World's Girls 2015: Unfinished Business

There have been important changes in the lives of adolescent girls and their access to education since the millennium, but the world still has a long …

Finnish Education Chief: 'We Created a School System Based on Equality'

An interview with the country's minister of education, Krista Kiuru<p>Finnish education often seems paradoxical to outside observers because it appears to break a lot of the rules we take for granted. Finnish children don’t begin school until age 7. They have more recess, shorter school hours than …

This floating school in a lagoon could be part of the future of education

Makoko stands out from the rest of the structures not just because it rests on barrels and the others sit on stilts, but because of what it represents. In a village stricken with poverty, the school gives residents of all ages a chance at education while also serving as a model of how to build …

Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner Team Up to End Child Hunger in America

<i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> costars Scarlett Johansson and Jeremy Renner recently took a break from saving the world – and their global press tour – to …

Marvel Universe

How Smartphones Hold The Key To Finding Water In Syria

As the battle for Aleppo, Syria's largest city, rages, civilians face struggles beyond artillery fire and barrel bombs. With regular power and water main outages, access to clean water is a daily challenge for the civilians still living in this battleground.<p>Read more on TakePart

Tesco to give surplus fresh food to FareShare to help charities

Tesco is to provide surplus food equivalent to 7m meals a year to more than 1,000 charities across the UK as it scales up its existing partnership with the food redistribution charity FareShare.<p>The announcement on World Food Day comes as figures from FareShare show the organisation is facing record …

In Nigeria, Boko Haram is an equal opportunity terrorist group

ABUJA/JOS, Nigeria — On Christmas Day 2011, Chioma Dike was attending Mass with her family at their parish of St. Theresa’s, about an hour outside …

THE SHOT: The Great Migration of 2015

I have been covering the migrant story for three weeks in Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia and Austria. I wanted to witness, and photograph, the biggest mass migration of people in Europe since WWII. The exodus of people from the Middle East and beyond is testing the European Union and beginning …

Factbox: EU response plans on migration crisis

European Union leaders meet this week, hoping to rally behind common responses to the migration crisis. Following are policies that the EU and its …

North Africa

Report: Soaring Figures Put UK Among Top Nations For Net Migration

The UK experienced the third largest increase in net migration of any major nation in 2014, making it the third largest net recipient of migrants …

How 'social air bags' for rich kids exacerbate unequal opportunity

What's the difference between growing up in an affluent family and growing up poor in America?<p>Yes, upper-middle-class kids have more money. But they also have more attentive parents, stable families, good teachers — and even more friends and acquaintances.<p>As a result, well-off kids have one more …

Income Inequality

Here’s the truth: the United States doesn’t do enough to ensure decent treatment of pregnant workers. Sure, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, passed in 1978, prohibits employers from discriminating against employees on the basis of pregnancy. But this law alone is not enough. To truly enjoy equal opportunity in the workplace, many pregnant workers need more than ...

Here’s the truth: the United States doesn’t do enough to ensure decent treatment of pregnant workers. Sure, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, passed …

A Desperate Migration

The gray rubber dinghy that carries Huda Malak, pregnant with her first child, sags to sea level as it approaches Lesbos. The overloaded raft has been taking on water since it launched from a crag off the Turkish shore, about six miles away.<p>The 18 Syrians on board desperately try to bail water from …

Sea Level

Athens complains to Hungary over handling of migration crisis | Kathimerini

The Foreign Ministry Thursday issued an official complaint to the Hungarian Embassy in Athens, rejecting criticism by Hungarian officials of Greece’s …

Europe's migration crisis: how many people are on the move?

Four new sets of data reveal the scale of the immigration crisis facing Europe<p>Keeping tabs on Europe’s migration crisis is proving difficult for official data collectors.<p>Officials used to dealing with a steady trickle of migrants are being overwhelmed by the influx of tens of thousands of …