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Entries by Michaela Haas from 06/2011

Human Rights Meet Rites of Passage: How Education Helped Sima Escape the Sex Trade

| Posted 06.03.2011 | Impact

Millions of students claiming diplomas believe in the power of education to transform their futures, and this year, 65 young Cambodian women beat the odds to share that vision.

Khandro Tsering Chodron, Female Tibetan Buddhist Master, Dies

| Posted 06.07.2011 | Religion

Khandro Tsering Chödron, one of the few Tibetans whose unusual biography offers a glimpse into what life in an untouched, intact Tibet had been like, passed away last Monday.

World Day Against Child Labor: From Brick Kiln to ABC

| Posted 06.12.2011 | Impact

On June 12, the international non-profit Lotus Outreach will celebrate 400 child workers in India who enrolled in school for the first time in their lives.

Oh, Boy! The Anti-Girl Bias Is in Fashion

| Posted 06.26.2011 | Women

If you could only have one child, would you prefer a boy or a girl? 40 percent of Americans prefer to have a son and only 26 percent a girl. This is the result of the Gallup poll of 1947 and -- hold your breath -- of 2011.