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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.

Why Is It Important to Educate Girls?

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By 10 x 10 Subjects World, Education, Social Issues Estimated Time One 30-45 minute period Grade Level Grades 7 – 12 Objective Students will: Explain…read more

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“How A Terrorist Attack in Kenya Changed My Career Aspirations”

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Militants from the al-Qaida-linked terrorist organization al-Shabab attacked the upscale Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya, on September 21, 2013, leaving at least 67 dead. The…read more

A woman who had been held hostage reacts in shock on September 21, 2013 after she was freed following a security operation at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya.

Terrorists Challenge Kenyan Government With Mall Attack


Militants from the Somalia-based terrorist organization known as al-Shabab attacked a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, on September 21, killing at least 62 people in…read more

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“We All Lost Somebody There” – Kenyan Foreign Minister


After the terrorist group al-Shabab stormed an upscale shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, PBS NewsHour correspondent Margaret Warner sat down with Kenyan Foreign Minister Amina…read more


Syrian-Americans Live with Daily Worry for Family And Homeland


DOWNLOAD VIDEO How do Americans with family in Syria view the ongoing civil war and the debate over whether the U.S. should intervene? For their…read more


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