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Universal Education

The Countdown Starts Now

Sarah Brown | Posted 10.18.2014 | Impact
Sarah Brown

Despite significant progress allowing tens of millions of children to enroll into school at the start of the millennium, a recent estimate suggested that at the current rate we must wait until 2086 for the last girl to have a primary education in Africa.

Education for the World We Want (Part 1)

Suna Senman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Education
Suna Senman

How does a society that teaches preschoolers to play well, share toys and not hit raise highly educated leaders to justify revenge, invade countries and develop weapons to kill?

WATCH: This Awesome Rap Video Honors Malala Yousafzai

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.12.2013 | Women

On October 9, 2012, 15-year-old Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by Taliban militants. Her crime? Daring to speak out and demand universal educat...

A Ritual of Hope

Kristin Lindsey | Posted 11.14.2012 | Impact
Kristin Lindsey

Imagine the stress of children waking up in Haiti, the DRC or other places ravaged by nature or by man. How easy is the transition from child soldier to student?

Educating the Educators

Vivian Glyck | Posted 10.03.2011 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

Several of my recent blogs talked about the importance of education in developing countries, specifically in Uganda. I talked about the great impact t...

Madhav Chavan on Universal Education in India: An Inside Look at Pratham

Rahim Kanani | Posted 08.10.2011 | Impact
Rahim Kanani

Chavan is co-founder, president and CEO of Pratham, the largest nongovernmental organization working to provide quality education to the underprivileged children of India.

Non-Traditional Ways of Educating Girls Are Succeeding

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.26.2011 | Impact
Tamar Abrams

As the centennial of International Women's Day nears, it is worth noting that 101 million children around the world do not attend primary school, and girls are disproportionately represented in this appalling figure.

'Orphan Doctor' Calls on World Community to End Orphan Crisis by Tackling Poverty

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Dr. Jane Aronson, founder and CEO of Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO), has issued a bold response today to a recent article on child trafficking. J...