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Getting Kids to School in Mauritania

Life is better with an education. Brazil—thinkEQUAL

If I had a chance to study. Nepal—thinkEQUAL

Women must do well in school to support themselves. Papua New Guinea—thinkEQUAL

Malala Yousafzai, the Girl Who Survived a Taliban attack, Speaks w/ Jim Kim about Girls' Education

Celebrating International Day of the Girl Child | UNICEF


In Malaysia, one woman's drive for teaching is helping a whole generation


Amy Poehler And Tina Fey Taught Us Everything We Know About Being A Woman

If you need an example of how to be the best person ever, look no further than comedians (and our dream celebrity BFFs), Amy Poehler and Tina Fey. When we learned this morning that the dynamic duo would be hosting the Golden Globes in not just 2014 but in 2015 as well, we practically wept with joy. …

Guarani Tribe's Female Chief Leads Reoccupation Of Indigenous Land In Brazil (PHOTOS)

For Damiana Cavanha, the leader of a group of Guarani Indians who have successfully overtaken a sugar cane plantation that they claim is built on their ancestral land in Brazil, the reoccupation was a return to the land where four of her family are buried.<p>This is the fourth attempt by Cavanha and …

Kate Winslet's Vogue cover is ageless. But not in a good way

Hollywood is famously unkind to leading ladies of a certain age, but this is the reverse: Testino's airbrushed portrait is sycophancy<p>Kate Winslet is on the cover of this month's Vogue and the photo is unbelievable.<p>I mean, literally unbelievable. The 38-year-old, who does OK without Mario Testino's …

Malala Yousafzai meets Queen at Buckingham Palace reception

Pakistani schoolgirl tells monarch about importance of education and gives her copy of book I Am Malala<p>Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, spoke to the Queen about the importance of education when they met at Buckingham Palace on Friday.<p>The 16-year-old schoolgirl …

Women in science: 'My job at Mozilla wouldn't have existed seven years ago'

Mozilla, the company that created Firefox, the web browser to rival Internet Explorer, has this year launched its first ever science programme. On Ada Lovelace Day, Barbara Kasumu catches up with Kaitlin Thaney, the young woman leading it.<p>If you thought Mozilla was only about the Firefox web …

Malala and the Case for Higher Education

It has been rare, certainly in recent times, that someone from my home country, Pakistan, has become a household name for courage, dignity and passion for a worthy cause. Yet Malala Yousafzai has done exactly that. She is a remarkably brave teenager who has championed a fundamental right, denied to …

Malala's Fight for a Modern Pakistan

Malala Yusufzai is leading a movement to modernize—and do the right thing, whatever the consequences. By Hussain Haqqani.<p>Although Malala Yusufzai did …

Why Women Are Not Taken Seriously in Sports Conversations and What We Can Do About It

A woman walks into a bar on a Monday night. She is not there to meet friends or her lover or to drink the night away. Rather, its NFL football season and her favorite team is playing. While at the bar there are flat screen televisions broadcasting the game and soon she finds herself surrounded my …

espnW: Women + Sports Summit

Manchester exhibition celebrates Arab women in sport – in pictures

Hey'Ya: Arab Women in Sport opens at Manchester's National Football Museum on 26 July, running until 13 October. The exhibition features Brigitte Lacombe's series of large photographs of Arab sportswomen from 20 different countries shown alongside videos by Marian Lacombe

Obamas Meet Malala Yousafzai At The White House

President Obama and first lady Michelle welcomed Malala Yousafzai to the Oval Office on Friday and thanked her "for her inspiring and passionate work on behalf of girls education in Pakistan."

Malala Yousafzai

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Malala Yousafzai speech in full

Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has addressed the United Nations as part of her campaign to ensure free compulsory education for every child.<p>She marked her 16th birthday by delivering the speech on Friday at the UN headquarters in New York.<p>Taliban gunmen shot Malala on her school bus last …


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