At a revolutionary school in Pakistan, Durkhanay Banuri dreams of becoming military chief, once a mission impossible for girls in a patriarchal country where the powerful army has a severe problem with gender equity. Thirteen-year-old Durkhanay, a student at Pakistan’s …

Pakistan’s first-ever Girls’ Cadet College is a game-changer Read more »

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TORONTO – New guidelines set the minimum amount of activity that toddlers, preschoolers and even babies should get each day. The new report was developed by experts including the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology; obesity specialists at Ottawa’s Children’s Hospital …

New guidelines set daily activity minimums for young kids, including ’tummy time’ for babies Read more »

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By Zep Kalb for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iran’s parliament opened negotiations on President Hassan Rouhani’s proposed second-term Cabinet on Aug. 15. That day, the re-elected moderate president said he …

Education key Battleground as Rouhani’s second term begins Read more »

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison will reintroduce a class this spring that teaches students why being white is a bad thing. The “Problem of Whiteness” course—part of the African Cultural Studies program—makes its mission to help students “understand how whiteness is socially …

University Offers ‘Problem of Whiteness’ Class, Again Read more »

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Amy Fabbrini and Eric Ziegler of Redmond, Oregon, did something this Christmas that many parents take for granted: they celebrated it with their child. The couple’s 10-month-old son Hunter had been in foster care almost since the day he was …

Have a Low IQ? The Government Can Take Your Child. Read more »

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There were 404 attacks reported in the last academic year – up from 230 two years ago and 60 five years ago THE number of rape and sexual assault claims by female university students has soared to 404 in the …

Number of rapes and sexual assaults reported by female university students soars Read more »

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If you step on to a university campus in any town or city across the UK, chances are that most of the students you will see will all be of a similar age. Yes, there may be the odd “mature …

There has been a massive drop in the number of mature students studying at UK universities Read more »

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For decades, researchers, young people, and activists have campaigned for better sex and relationships education. Yet still today children and young people rarely have the high quality lessons they need in schools around the world. International research has found that …

Sex and relationship education should be about rights and equity not just biology Read more »

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When it comes to maths, many primary school children in the UK are struggling to achieve their potential, according to new research. The recent report from the Education Policy Institute and UCL’s Institute of Education shows that England has one …

Maths challenge: England has one of the biggest gaps between high and low performing pupils in the developed world Read more »

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If responses to Cat Person – the latest viral sensation dubbed “the short story for the #metoo age” – are anything to go by, it’s clear that people see abuse and violence differently. Men and women can often disagree about …

How boys and girls are taught different things about violence Read more »

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