Japan lifted its 1969 ban on the military use of space on Wednesday, which is considered one of several indicators of Japan's shift away from post-war pacifism.
Girls' education is emerging as one of the top priorities of the international development community.
More than a hundred million children have never spent a day in school. Time for School spotlights the global crisis in access to education.
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