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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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Periodic attacks occur against girls, teachers and their school buildings, usually in the more conservative south and east of Afghanistan, from where the Taliban draws most support.

Teaching girls’ empowerment in the developing world

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PBS NewsHour recently interviewed Malala Yousafzai, who has become a worldwide symbol for girls’ empowerment through education. NewsHour Extra compiled resources to for teachers to address women…read more

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Ebola outbreak resource collection

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This resource collection is designed for middle and high school educators who want to cover the Ebola outbreak with their students. Check back for more…read more

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Chinese company’s purchase could impact the U.S. food industry

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A Chinese company has bought the biggest pork producer in the U.S., raising concerns that the deal will pave the way for more foreign takeovers of major U.S. companies. Continue reading

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Medicine and spirituality combine to treat mental illness in India

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With over one billion people and only 5,000 psychiatrists in India, there is a huge gap in mental health treatment. Continue reading

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