Violence against girls comes in many guises, but two things are clear for this year’s International Day of the Girl: it’s widespread and it must end.
Julia Gillard achieved success through the educational opportunities that were not accessible to her parents and led her to work for educational equality.
A new report by Plan UK says that despite new legislation and proactive policies such as quotas, the world is failing to deliver on equality between girls and boys.
The Global Partnership for Education is delighted that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi will be receiving the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.
Two years ago today, on Oct. 9, 2012, a masked gunman stepped onto a school bus in northwest Pakistan and shot Malala Yousafzai, then 15, in the head. Today the 17-year-old has become a global advocate for education.