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125 million girls and women, all cut with blades (Warning Graphic)

Female Genital Mutilation (or FGM) is a serious concern, even in the 21st century. FGM refers to the process of intentionally altering or injuring …

Rwandans let their pain and memories erupt as they observe the 20th anniversary of the genocide

Some of those packed shoulder-to-shoulder into Kigali's main stadium Monday couldn't help themselves.<p>They let out piercing screams that were "uncontrollable and inconsolable."<p>So reports New Yorker staff writer Philip Gourevitch who stood among the crowd as Rwandans observed the 20th anniversary of …

One Rwandan Genocide Survivor's Quest to Support Other Refugees | The Takeaway | WNYC

Eugenie Mukeshimana narrowly escaped death during the Rwandan genocide. Today she strives to give immigrant genocide survivors the legal and social …

Rwandan Genocide

The Afghan election is a great start, but Pakistan continues to destabilize the country

The threat of violence hung over elections in Afghanistan this past weekend. The Taliban had vowed to derail voting with attacks on polling places. But millions turned out and violence was limited.<p>"It was a great day. All of my friends who were there describe it as a great turnout," says New York …

A couple moved to Rwanda to raise their kids, start a restaurant, and rebuild the country

For Josh Ruxin, it wasn't enough to just advise Rwanda after the genocide. The public health entrepreneur moved there and opened a restaurant.<p>Ruxin is a professor at Columbia University's Mailman Center for Public Health, and in his latest book, "A Thousand Hills to Heaven: Love, Hope and a …

Rwanda – 20 Years On, from "Responsibility to Protect?" [rebroadcast]

Historical sex objects to feature in classrooms

An 18th-century chastity belt and phallic Roman amulets are to be used to enrich sex education for secondary school pupils.<p>An 18th-century chastity …

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<b>Today is the International Day of Zero Tolerance on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).</b><p>The practice is widely recognised as a violation of human rights …

How To Google Search By Reading Level

<b>How To Google Search By Reading Level</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p><i>Update: This feature has been (either temporarily or permanently) removed by Google. We will</i> …

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Russian Response to Sochi Problems Goes Creepily Wrong

The press arrived in Sochi this week for the Winter Olympics, and it did not go well.<p>Tweets, photos and full-on articles told the world of shoddy, …