New Research: Incremental gains in girls' education in the United States, but more girls are living in poverty today than in 2007 - via TIME
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More Girls Are Living in Poverty Today Than in 2007

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Canada joins Declaration on Safe Schools to say loud & clear that schools should never be used in conflict situations #ChildreninWar

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France and Canada: 58th and 59th Countries to Endorse Safe Schools Declaration

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MUST READ: No Time to Watch Clouds - a school day in the life of 14-year-old Fatima [ She-files.com Link ] … #Tanzania #girls #education

No Time to Watch Clouds : A School Day in the Life of 14-Year-Old Fatima

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KZN Department of #Education have just launched a program which provides free sanitary pads to students, to keep girls in #school [ Huff.to Link ] #MenstruationMatters
The Malala Fund has a new CEO! Meet Farah Mohamed - girls’ education champion & dedicated advocate [ Malala.org Link ] … #Girls #Education #MalalaFund

Introducing Malala Fund’s new CEO, Farah Mohamed

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Author and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg stands up for girls' education! [ One.org Link ] … #Education #Girls #EducationEquity

Author and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg stands up for girls' education

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Mariam says the experience of war has made education seem even more important - something positive that links people to the chance of rebuilding a better life.

"We have this strong motivation to seek it no matter what," she says. "You can see that in young children going to their schools, even though they can be hit at any time. Education was always important in my life. It gives me hope that...
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The long-distance learners of Aleppo - BBC News

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Watch how Joynur is reading to lead in Bangladesh
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Joynur’s Joy: Reading to Lead

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Today we celebrate #WomenInScience because gender equality and women’s empowerment are pre-conditions 4 sustainable development.
*11/02 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science >> [ Unesco.org Link ]
Happy International Day of Women & Girls in Science! How to get more girls into #STEM? Start with breaking down #GenderBias in the classroom
Join the ONE campaign right here, right now as we fight together for girls' education around the world: [ Ow.ly Link ]

If you care, ACT!

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Spotted in Kabul, street art by ArtLords: "It's my time to study. Not to get married. Say no to child marriage".
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QUICK READ: Changing social norms through entertainment education: the case of a soap opera in India [ Bit.ly Link ] #GenderEquity #India #Education

Changing social norms through entertainment education: the case of a soap opera in India

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READ:Getting Girls in the Classroom by Feeding Their Families [ Newsdeeply.com Link ] … #girls #education

Food4School: Getting Girls in the Classroom by Feeding Their Families - Women & Girls

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I always saw women around me as models to follow. I never doubted about you girls!! You are as brilliant as anyone else.

Girls believe brilliance is a male trait, research into gender stereotypes shows

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Quick read: Study on gender stereotypes in the classroom finds girls see brilliance as a male trait [ Theguardian.com Link ]

Girls believe brilliance is a male trait, research into gender stereotypes shows

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Meet Rumana, a 26-year-old woman from Sudan. She just joined seventh grade. As a child, Rumana didn’t go to school and so she didn’t learn to read or write. ...

In Sudan, education has no age limit

Meet Rumana, a 26-year-old woman from Sudan. She just joined seventh grade. As a child, Rumana didn’t go to school and so she didn’t learn to read or write. ...

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Meet Rumana, a 26-year-old woman from Sudan, who as a child didn’t go to school so she didn’t learn to read or write. After taking lessons at home to learn the basics, she started going to school and is now on 7th grade.

In Sudan, education has no age limit | Global Partnership for Education

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When Abeer left Syria with her family six years ago her parents told her they would be back in two days. She’s now spent almost half of her life in an informal settlement in Lebanon. Abeer has never been in a class photo. Her school was bombed back home. “What would you do if you lived my life for an hour?” Abeer asks.

ABEER, 13 - #ImagineaSchool

When Abeer left Syria with her family six years ago her parents told her they would be back in two days. She’s now spent almost half of her life in an inform...

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