Education

10/11/13

Saving Syria’s Girls

Last week, I traveled to Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees. I knew I was about to hear gripping stories of families fleeing violence and destruction. I also knew that I'd see firsthand how Syria's civil war has impacted girls.

10/11/13

International Day of the Girl: The Classroom is too Crowded for Refugee Daughters

When I arrived in Jordan to meet with Syrian refugees, I knew I would hear gripping stories of families fleeing violence that would also reveal how Syria’s civil war has impacted girls. 

10/9/13

One Syrian Refugee Girl's Hope

by Razan, 20-year-old Syrian refugee girl living in Jordan: I remember this time last year well. I was in Syria, and I was happy. This might sound strange, I know. 

10/3/13

“Be a Man!”

The Yugoslavian Wars of 1991-2001 were based on national and ethnic tensions that resulted in numerous cases of gender-based violence, including mass rapes of women and sexual abuse against men and boys in prison camps.

10/3/13

Empowering Youth

Jacqueline Ntunzwenimana, 21, is a seamstress who operates her business out of her home in Musaga, Burundi.

10/3/13

Rosie the Riveter Would Be Proud of Maria Ester Landa

First she learned to weld toys. Then jet engines. Then she helped put a country back together.

10/3/13

Marie-Goreth's Mission

Marie-Goreth, 18, has never been to school. She cannot read or write. She wakes in the morning to walk almost one hour to a field where her family grows rice and sweet potatoes.

10/3/13

A Story of Progress

The picturesque farming village of Koromasilaia, Sierra Leone, is surrounded by trees and farmland.

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