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Top 10 Reasons To Support Girls’ Education

The Top 10 Reasons to Support Girls' EducationTo change the world, educate the girls.The immediate benefit and long-term impact of educating a girl is astonishing. Health improves. Economies grow. Societies...
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The role of education in childhood development

The role of education in childhood development Within the child lies the fate of the future. - Maria Montessori The beginning of each human life is a time of unlimited...
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Improving Girls’ Education in Developing Countries: Creating a Better Future, One Life at a Time

Improving Girls’ Education in Developing Countries: Creating a Better Future, One Life at a Time The plight of uneducated women in developing countries has thousands of faces. But with so...
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Pakistan Facts and Figures

Pakistan Facts and Figures A Developing South Asian Nation with Rich History The country of Pakistan sits on the edge of the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman, between...
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Why Education In Pakistan Matters Now More Than Ever

Why Education In Pakistan Matters Now More Than Ever For decades, the children of Pakistan have been beset by a failing educational system. Despite years of ordinances and attempted overhauls,...
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Education For Peace: Top 10 Ways Education Promotes Peace

Education For Peace: Top 10 Ways Education Promotes Peace Education Promotes Peace Over the holidays, we often see images of doves, that well known symbol of peace and tranquility, and...
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Afghan Food Celebrates Culture and Tradition

Afghan Food Celebrates Culture and Tradition During this festive time of the year the sweet smell of seasonal treats and the taste of traditional holiday foods connect us with familiar...
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Violence Against Women A Roadblock To Education

Violence Against Women A Roadblock To Education November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. In places like Central Asia, women face the threat of...
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The Fight For Women’s Voting Rights

The Fight for Women’s Voting Rights November 8th will be a very important day for women's voting rights. On this day, millions of women will go to the polls in...
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What About the Boys? Educating Boys is Still Important in Developing Countries

What About the Boys? Educating Boys is Still Important in Developing Countries Educating girls in developing countries has been the focal point of NGOs and charity organizations for many years....
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Afghan Love Stories and Valentine’s Day Fairytales

Afghan Love Stories and Valentine's Day Fairytales Nasrine Gross’s story is a real-life fairytale. She grew up an afghan during the “Golden Age of Progress” in Afghanistan, met her Iowa-born husband...

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