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The happy secret to better work

We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, …

Happiness

Congratulations Malala and Kailash!

Two education advocates receiving this prestigious prize is a strong recognition of education as a force for peace. It shows the importance of …

Hillary Clinton unveils $600m global female education plan

Hillary Clinton has announced a $600m (£370m) plan to encourage enrolment of girls at secondary schools worldwide, in the face of security and access problems in the developing world.<p>The former US secretary of state revealed the plan at the annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative, which …

Teen Girls Take Swipe At World Hunger With Google Science Fair Idea, Remind Us All To Dream Big

Three teen girls from Ireland had an idea, and it was a <i>big</i> one. They believed they had found a way to boost cereal crop yields and could help solve the world's hunger crisis. But the adults in their lives cast doubt on their vision. Their scheme wouldn't work, they were told.<p>Fortunately for us, the …

Malala Yousafzai and girls' access to education – get the data | Global development | theguardian.com

Why Malala Matters: 7 Education Facts That Will Anger, Move You

Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old indefatigable advocate who was shot in the head by the Taliban, delivered a stirring speech at the United Nations on Friday –- a message that will pave the way for her continued fight to ensure that every child is given the opportunity to learn.<p>The budding activist …

Undocumented migrants in US gaining improved access to higher education

While the US Congress struggles with passing immigration reform, many lawmakers and educators around the country are finding common ground on initiatives that improve undocumented students' access to higher education.<p>Republicans in Colorado have demonstrated support for a proposed bill that would …

Illegal migrants' children denied access to education and housing - report

The children of asylum seekers and illegal immigrants are having their lives made a misery by the government in an effort to put others off coming to the UK, according to a damning new report backed by former minister Sarah Teather.<p>They are being denied access to their basic rights and assistance …

Michelle Obama's Open Letter to American Girls: Commit to Your Education and Get Involved in Others'

Michelle Obama explains why making education accessible to girls worldwide is so important in this open letter to readers.<p>Did you know that right now, 62 million girls around the world are not in school, and in some countries, fewer than 10 percent of girls complete high school (as compared to 85 …

Eight men put on trial in Cairo over Egypt’s ‘first gay marriage’

Egypt,Middle East and North Africa,LGBT rights,Muslim Brotherhood,Mohamed Morsi,Africa,World news,Sexuality,Society<p>Prosecutors allege the men participated in a gay wedding that sparked media backlash after footage of the ceremony emerged<p>Eight men accused of taking part in a marriage-like ceremony …