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Ambitious girls ride the waves in Bangladesh’s beach town

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In the South Asian country of Bangladesh, poverty is widespread and girls are often married in their early teens. However, at the world’s longest beach and Bangladesh’s only beach town, which has one of the highest rates of poverty in the country, a group of girl surfers feel empowered when they might otherwise be expected to fulfill traditional roles in the house. Continue reading

All-girls robotics team from Afghanistan competes after initial visa denial

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An all-girls team from Afghanistan reached the United States for a robotics competition after having their visas denied twice by American officials. Finally, they were allowed into the country. Continue reading

Defying Gender Stereotypes – Lesson Plan

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With news of the National Football League hiring their first full-time female coach in history, classes will explore gender identity and stereotypes using four student-produced videos from PBS Student Reporting Lab’s new series, “Outside the Box.” Continue reading

Gaps in code aren’t OK and neither is the gender gap in tech

Student Voice

“It didn’t surprise me when I walked into a computer coding class and I was one of only three girls in a crowd of boys.” Continue reading

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