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How outstanding women in STEM fields overcame obstacles – Lesson Plan

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This lesson explores the careers of 19 great female scientists, the challenges they overcame and whether those challenges are still present in students’ lives. Continue reading

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg on women in law

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke about the barriers women have faced in the legal profession in a recent address at Georgetown Law. Continue reading

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Women who ruled 2014

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By Caroline Davenport Female professionals and activists have raised the global conversation on gender equality to a new level. Here are just a few of…read more

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Boko Haram and Nigeria reach reported cease-fire

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The Nigerian government and Boko Haram have reached a cease-fire after years of fighting and thousands of civilian deaths, according to reports from the region. Continue reading

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Malala on education: “Dreams do come true”

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“I’m hopeful that the dreams which I have now to see every child going to school, to see equal rights for women, I think, soon…I will see those dreams becoming a reality.” Continue reading

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