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Keeping girls in school: Tackling child marriage, teenage pregnancy and period poverty in Malawi

Keeping girls in school: Tackling child marriage, teenage pregnancy and period poverty in Malawi.....»»

Category: topSource: pressatMar 15th, 2019

A high school is giving girls "modesty ponchos" to wear over their prom dresses — and some students are not happy

Fox 2 News Administrators at Divine Child High School in Dearborn, Michigan, will be handing out "modesty ponchos" to female students dressed "in.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 1st, 2018

It’s Time to Close the Loopholes on Child Marriage in the U.S.

Every year, 12 million girls are married as children around the world, a practice that also occurs in the U.S. Today, child marriage is a global epidemic. Every year, 12 million girls are married as children, and approximately 650 m.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 20th, 2019

Fortune 500 Boards, Taiwan Same-Sex Marriage, Nike Pregnancy: Broadsheet May 20

Fortune 500 Boards, Taiwan Same-Sex Marriage, Nike Pregnancy: Broadsheet May 20.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 20th, 2019

Child Poverty Is a Crisis in the US and This Is How to Fix It, According to New Study

Children are the poorest age group in the United States. Approximately one in every five or 13.3 million children across the country are poor, with child poverty rates varying considerably between........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 1st, 2019

Code words and fake names: The low-tech ways women protect their privacy on pregnancy apps

More than 100 women who have used period- or pregnancy-tracking apps revealed a host of subtle strategies they use to protect their data and retain control......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 28th, 2019

Girls who spend more time in high school with ‘high-achieving’ boys are less likely to complete a bachelor’s degree

‘Being in a class with a lot of high-achieving male peers hurts women’s long-run educational attainment.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2019

Jenna Bush Hager announces pregnancy

Just weeks after taking the co-hosting chair on the fourth hour of "Today," Jenna Bush Hager announced she is pregnant with her third child. She made the announcement on Monday's show, revealing that she will be having a boy, Today.com reports. Co-.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 23rd, 2019

Two Central District independent schools collaborate on a new campus

Lake Washington Girls Middle School and Giddens School are moving this year into a newly designed building and campus, while retaining their separate identities......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2019

Child transportation startup rides on trust

Since receiving $5.5 million from Sequoia, Zūm has grown its revenue tenfold, added about 90 employees and has expanded outside the Bay Area. The secret? Tapping into a huge need from school districts......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2019

Phila. child advocacy group files $10M Glen Mills lawsuit

A new lawsuit targets two top state officials over failing to protect youth placed in the Glen Mills Schools, a reform school that once housed 1,000 boys. Pennsylvania’s secretaries of education and human services failed to properly monitor the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019

California plan aims to slash state"s child poverty rate in half by 2039

A bill pending in the California Legislature sets an ambitious goal of cutting the state's child poverty rate in half by 2039 and also eliminating the number of kids in "deep poverty" by 2024......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcApr 12th, 2019

Why Defunding After-School Programs Will Widen the Opportunity Gap

For every child in an after-school program, two others do not have that same offering in their communities. For the third consecutive year, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the Trump administration have proposed to end federal fu.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 3rd, 2019

Euronext extends period for Oslo Bors offer, terms unchanged

Pan-European stock market operator Euronext on Monday extended its offer for Oslo Bors, while keeping the terms unchanged, as its battle with Nasdaq for the control of Norway's stock market operator escalates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 11th, 2019

A teenage boy turned a "promposal" into an actual marriage proposal

Hope Johns/Twisted J Photography; Editing in collabor.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 26th, 2018

Branson: I was seen as the dumbest person in school

As a child, Richard Branson suffered from dyslexia and struggled in school. Branson never thought he would go on to be the billionaire founder of the Virgin Group......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnApr 26th, 2018

Death to child rapists: Mufti govt okays two ordinances after Kathua horror

J&K Cabinet, which met under Mehbooba Mufti, approved two ordinances to provide stringent punishment, including death penalty for those convicted of rape of minor girls.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 24th, 2018

Despite overall sustained GDP growth in US, some cities still hit hard by extreme poverty

The US is in a period of historic economic growth. Major stock market indices have hit record highs and unemployment is at a near two-decade low. Yet,.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 23rd, 2018

Cities hit hardest by extreme poverty

The US is in a period of historic economic growth. Major stock market indices have hit record highs and unemployment is at a near two-decade low. Yet,.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 23rd, 2018

News digest: Fugitives on leash, death penalty for child rapists, and more

The Union Cabinet on Saturday approved an ordinance to mete out stringent punishment to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years of age.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 21st, 2018

Deaf-and-mute girl who returned from Pak gets 20 marriage proposals on FB

The deaf-and-mute girl returned to India from Pakistan after accidentally landing in that country when she was a child.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 20th, 2018