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Female students urged to apply for top graduate schemes

BBC News - ‎20 hours ago‎
Female students are less likely to aim for top graduate jobs but more likely to land them if they apply, says the Association of Graduate Recruiters.

Education of women central to KP's future success

Daily Times - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
PESHWAR: Speakers at a seminar stressed the importance of female education and said that it was need of the hour to invest more in girls' education and skill development. The programme was organised by Directorate General Population, Khyber ...

Religious education teacher banned after bombarding female pupil with texts and phone calls

Oxford Mail - ‎13 hours ago‎
A RELIGIOUS education teacher who harassed one of his pupils to the extent she felt physically sick has been banned from teaching.

Camfed Supports Girls' Education in Africa

Black Enterprise - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Camfed, the international nonprofit tackling poverty and inequality in five African countries, supports the educational aspirations of those countries' most marginalized girls. Founder, Ann Cotton, won the 2014 WISE Prize for Education. In Ghana ...

Marriage, motherhood, education, maybe sports: female Muslim athletes' expected priorities

Washington Post - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
MUSCAT, Oman - After Shinoona Al Habsi entered London's Olympic Stadium four years ago with nerves so turbulent she found her body “dancing, more than shaking,” and after she ran the 100 meters for her native Oman - in a brisk 12.45 seconds, fourth ...

High-scorers opt for Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board too

Hindustan Times - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
After sky-high cutoffs in regular Delhi University colleges, the Non-Collegiate Women's Education Board (NCWEB) too has seen a surge of admissions from students who have scored 90% or above.

AAP: Pediatricians need greater education to identify 'female athlete triad'

Healio - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Education of pediatricians, who are most likely to encounter adolescents with triad-related disorders, is especially important,” Amanda K. Weiss Kelly, MD, FAAP, chief of the department of pediatric sports medicine at Rainbow Babies and Children's ...
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Theresa May's Cabinet a triumph for state education and women as new Prime Minister sweeps away Cameron ... - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
The new Prime Minister's Cabinet is 70 per cent state educated, with Justine Greening on Thursday becoming the first Education Secretary to have attended a comprehensive school. It means Mrs May's Government has the lowest proportion of privately ...

Enabling female entrepreneurs and beyond

Brookings Institution (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
Indeed, it is well-documented that when women control a greater proportion of household resources, the family allocates more money toward food and children's education, and children that are healthier and more educated are better-prepared to contribute ...
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Girls less confident as they grow older, says Girlguiding

BBC News - ‎20 hours ago‎
Girls' career confidence plummets as they near the world of work, suggests research by Girlguiding. A poll of 1,627 girls and young women showed they felt less powerful as they progressed through secondary school. Only a third of the 17- to 21-year ...

Demand for female tutors '21/2 times that for male'

The Straits Times - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Tutors with teaching credentials - graduates of the National Institute of Education - expect the highest hourly tuition fee rate, about $40 on average.

How can there be guardianship over women in a modern Saudi Arabia?

Huffington Post - ‎8 hours ago‎
Likewise, human rights groups must understand that Saudi Arabia began implementing reforms, such as abolishing slavery and introducing female education, long before HRW was established in 1978. Similarly, the reforms will not stop, regardless of ...

How Girls in Blue-Collar Communities Are Being Left Behind

The Atlantic - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Shaun M. Dougherty, a professor at the University of Connecticut who was not involved in the study but has followed career-and-technical education closely, said he's heard from young women who are interested in pursuing something like auto mechanics ...

How Women Are Harassed Out of Science

The Atlantic - ‎8 hours ago‎
Moreover, it's profligate as public policy: The U.S. faces a projected deficit of 1 million college-educated STEM workers in the coming decade, according to a recent White House report.
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Jill Biden's Africa Visit Places Emphasis on Women's Rights, Immigration, Education

Voice of America - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Dr. Jill Biden, wife of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, is focusing on women's rights, immigration and education during a visit to three African countries: Ethiopia, Malawi and Niger.
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More Female International Students Pursue STEM Degrees at U.S. Universities

U.S. News & World Report - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
He says one reason is because the U.S. is acknowledged worldwide as a leader in higher education and stands out for its "can-do attitude, the hands-on experience that is usually incorporated in it and a culture of confidence it instills.

Why Women Need Half as Much as Men to Start a Business

Bloomberg - ‎4 hours ago‎
And the share of bachelor's and master's degrees in entrepreneurial and small business operations given to women has fallen by about five percentage points over the last dozen years, U.S.

Ilford teenager aims to inspire next generation of female engineers

Ilford Recorder 24 - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Laiba Khan, 15 is an exceptional STEM pupil and wrote a blog that has led her to win a trip to Apple's headquarters in America.

Hiring managers want one thing: A salary negotiation coach's advice to her female executive clients

Quartz - ‎7 hours ago‎
For decades, American men and women were supposed to earn equal pay for equal work: In 1963, US president John F. Kennedy signed into law a pioneering piece of legislation called Equal Pay Act, designed to prevent gender-based discrimination in the ...
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Divided America: Clinton highlights lack of women in office

Minnesota Public Radio News - ‎3 hours ago‎
A major accomplishment: expansion of pre-kindergarten education around the state. "I felt like I represented people who didn't have any representation, working mothers like me," says McMillan, now the first female mayor of Clarksville, the fifth ...