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Daily Times - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Even more disturbing aspect of this already dire situation is the increasing gender disparity in education. Recent statistics published by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation have shown a decline in the overall female ...
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Michelle Obama, World Bank Boost Global Female Education

Education Week (subscription) (blog) - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Mrs. Obama spoke for her first time at this event, and discussed her and President Obama's "Let Girls Learn" campaign they launched in 2015.
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Malia Bouattia elected first black female NUS president

Times Higher Education (THE) - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Sorana Vieru, vice-president (higher education), is being challenged by Priscilla Mensah, president of Cambridge University Students' Union.

CAMFED And Gender Ministry To Lead Girls' Education Campaign

News Ghana - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
She said access to education had improved dramatically over the past few decades, and there had been a number of encouraging trends in girls' and women's education. She said Government was working to improve the quality of education, especially at the ...
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Why Education Doesn't Bring Women Equal Pay

YubaNet - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The greatest progress towards gender equality has been made in education and life expectancy. Globally, women's total years of education is now 91 percent of men's.
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Notable & Quotable: Women, Men and College Degrees

Wall Street Journal - ‎14 hours ago‎
Based on Department of Education estimates, women will earn a disproportionate share of college degrees at every level of higher education in 2016 for the eleventh straight year. Overall, women in the Class of 2016 will earn 139 college degrees at all ...
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Education best weapon to weed out terrorism: Qaim

Daily Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
Earlier, the NOWA Pirbhat Project Director Mola Bux Larik while addressing the programme said that the organisation had started work since 1992 and provided education to 2,800 girls through Social Action Programme in rural areas. During past 14 years, ...
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Ofsted warns of Muslim school staff gender segregation

BBC News - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw has warned of gender segregation among teachers in Muslim independent schools. Inspectors found male and female staff and governors were being divided in Luton's Rabia Boys and Girls School, said the education ...

Wage gap widening for young workers

New Zealand Herald - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The growing gap was driven by an 8.1 per cent increase in young college-educated men's wages since 2000 and a 6.8 per cent decrease in young college-educated women's, adjusted for inflation. Regardless of their education, young women typically earn ...

How Britain Is Encouraging More Men to Go to College

The Atlantic - ‎1 hour ago‎
It's also part of a subtle attempt to address a growing problem the United Kingdom has in common with the United States: After decades in which men in college far outnumbered women, boys are entering higher education at increasingly low numbers.

Gender disparity in Higher Education

Daily Excelsior - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Elementary education is important for enabling women to break though many traditional and social barriers for promoting Social development through higher education, which plays an important role in the Social and occupational mobility, personality and ...

Go Ahead, Play the Woman Card

New York Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
There are always reasons a woman is good, but not as good as a man: In the John/Jennifer employment study, potential employers always had a gender-neutral justification for picking John over Jennifer, it was just that when John had more education and ...
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Nicky Morgan accused of using sexism to avoid 'touchy' subject - ‎13 hours ago‎
Nick Gibb is in charge and he's calling all the shots with this policy. "Sexism never crossed my mind. It wasn't intended to be [sexist].

Nigeria: Girl-Child Education - An Issue With Growing Silence - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The issue of girl-child education has been the subject of debate in many fora in Nigeria; from the drafting of policy papers to setting up women right groups. Ugo Aliogo re-examines an issue which has not received the desired attention and support ...

Alumna Startup Aims to Empower Women

NYU Washington Square News - ‎6 hours ago‎
It's no secret that women are underrepresented in the STEM fields. So NYU alumna Anna Powers decided to do something about it, launching her startup Powers Education, which aims to provide mentorship and tutoring services for high school students to ...

Academia is quietly and systematically keeping its women from succeeding

Quartz - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Statistically, however, many more women work in the humanities than in the sciences, and over 55% of female humanities faculty are adjuncts, or “contingent” workers.

When Wellness Is a Dirty Word

Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) - ‎14 hours ago‎
Growing up in the 1980s and '90s, I was, like many future academics, a verb-conjugating, Ivy League-aspiring "smart girl" operating in a middle-class culture that privileged academic achievement above almost all else - certainly above the sweaty ...
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Malia Obama headed to Harvard — here's 5 other female celebs who went Ivy League

Zap2It - ‎15 hours ago‎
While it's not surprising that Malia Obama has chosen to attend an Ivy League college, the world is still buzzing about the news that she will be part of Harvard University's class of 2021.
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Report: Women At All Education Levels Earn Less Than Male Counterparts In LA County

CBS Local - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
BEVERLY HILLS ( - Latinas make up nearly half of the female population in Los Angeles County, while women at all education levels earn less than their male counterparts, according a report released Monday. Only 41 percent of women in the ...

Gogi, the heroine created by Pakistan's first female cartoonist

BBC News - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
"In some cases I've used quotations from the Holy Koran and got approval from clergies to support my cartoons on education as a basic right for girls and anti-sexual harassment cartoons. "I think you can get away with saying a lot through cartoons that ...