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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

FBI raids fashion mogul"s Manhattan offices following sex abuse claims

Federal authorities raided the Manhattan headquarters of the Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard, a search that came amid claims he trafficked and sexually assaulted dozens of teenage girls and... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 28th, 2020

Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn on poverty in Oregon

The journalism careers of Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn have taken them to far parts of the globe, filing stories and co-authoring books on the economic rise of China and the status of women and girls in developing countries. Their work also earned .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2020

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn on hope for addressing poverty in Oregon and America

The journalism careers of Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn have taken them to far parts of the globe, filing stories and co-authoring books on the economic rise of China and the status of women and girls in developing countries. Their work also earned .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 15th, 2020

A DC elementary school accidentally gave the wrong second-grader to a child-welfare worker

Google Maps A DC elementary school mistakenly turned over the wrong 8-year-old student to a child-welfare worker. When the student's relatives arrived to pick him up later that .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2020

PHOTOS: "Lesson in a landmark" as the Civil Rights Center in North Carolina turns 10

Each day, busloads of school children, vans full of of church groups or small pockets of tourists arrive at 134 S. Elm St. in downtown Greensboro. For $15 per adult, $12 for seniors and either $8 or $10 per child, depending on age, people can st.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 1st, 2020

15 Countries with the Highest Teenage Pregnancy Rates in the World in 2020 (Updated)

Adolescent pregnancies are a global problem that occurs in high, middle, and low-income countries, so in this article, you will find out whic.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyJan 28th, 2020

People love to write off teenage girls. Here"s why they"re dead wrong.

AP Teen girls wield a large amount of cultural capital, often determining w.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 16th, 2020

HISD cancels classes at Bellaire High School after deadly shooting

This story is courtesy of our partners at KHOU 11. Click here for KHOU's story and related video. HOUSTON — A 16-year-old student was killed Tuesday, Jan. 14, in a shooting at Bellaire High School. The victim's teenage classmate was later arrested.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 14th, 2020

Andrew Yang takes a break from New Hampshire campaigning to talk the NBA, surviving his lonely high school years, rejecting identity politics, and raising a special needs child

Anthony Fisher/Insider A year ago, And.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 14th, 2020

Pot smoking gains on booze as teens" favorite vice

Marijuana smoking by high school seniors over a 30-day period surged from 12 percent to 22 percent in the past 17 years......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 28th, 2019

Reese Witherspoon shared a photo from her "girls night out" with her 20-year-old lookalike daughter

Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images On Monday, Reese Witherspoon shared a photo of herself with Ava Phillippe, her 20-year-old daughter from her previous marriage to actor Ryan Phillippe. "Girls night out with my favorite daughter! (ok she's my only daught.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 24th, 2019

Here’s what’s keeping girls from STEM and why it matters

This is the latest in a series of podcast recommendations from the Bizwomen staff.  This episode of the Why It Matters podcast from the Council on Foreign Relations, “STEMinism,” highlights what’s keeping women around the world from STEM c.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 24th, 2019

Buffalo, five other WNY school districts post poverty rates worse than 30%; Orchard Park is only district better than 4%

Six Western New York school districts are saddled with severe poverty rates in excess of 30 percent, according to newly released figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. The Buffalo City School District has the region’s worst poverty problem, with 1.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2019

My grandson was murdered 7 years ago at Sandy Hook. It could happen to your child or grandchild too.

Getty On Dec. 14, 2012, a gunman shot and killed 20 children and six staff members at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.  One of those children was 6-year-old Noah P.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 13th, 2019

Jack Quaid reveals the extreme lengths he"d go for a role in a "Star Wars" movie, and 14 more things you didn"t know

John Lamparski/WireImage "Hunger Games" alum Jack Quaid voices the child millionaire, Richie Rich, on season three of Dreamworks' "Harvey Girls Forever." The third season of the show be.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 25th, 2019

Op-ed: Sustainable small businesses are good for economy, community

Under-resourced communities characterized by high levels of poverty and unemployment are often overlooked as prime locations for small businesses. The reality is quite the opposite.  A quarter-century ago, Harvard Business School Professor Michae.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 22nd, 2019

21 gifts for teen girls — all available on Amazon

Beats Buying gifts for teen girls doesn't have to be difficult, and it doesn't even have to send you to multiple sites. Using my own teenage sisters as inspiration, I've picked 21 gifts from Amazon that range in inter.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 10th, 2019

My husband and I have a "family meeting" every week, and it saved our marriage after I became a mom

Getty Images Melissa Petro is a freelance writer, teacher, wife, and mother living in New York City. When she had her first child, she was overwhelmed — and by the end.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 30th, 2019

10 Tragic Facts About Child Poverty

From the Council on Contemporary Families     1. Even after accounting for receipt of public benefits and programs for low-income families, 13% of U.S. children—9.7 million—are  living in........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 29th, 2019

DATABASE: These are JCPS highest-paid employees (GALLERY)

Wonder how much salary the principal at your child's school takes in? Or a teacher, the librarian or office staff? This month, we are taking a deeper look into public paychecks. We have looked at the highest-paid public officials in Jefferson Count.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 22nd, 2019