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An Iranian Girl from Balochistan © MEHR

An Iranian Girl from Balochistan © MEHR

United Nation General Assembly has declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child (#dayofthegirlchild). This way the UN recognizes the special challenges many girls around the world are facing and stresses the importance of the fight of girls’ rights. For this we compiled tweets with information about girls’ education in many countries, the celebration of the Day of the Girl Cild and news about girls that made it to the headlines.

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20.10.2015 | 11:54

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Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi became the symbol of refugees’ plight. His little body found on a beach has moved many people to start giving help and support for refugees. On the other hand Charlie Hebdo’s caricature that depicts Aylan Kurdi triggered sharp criticism against the satirical French magazine. Read the comments here!

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24.09.2015 | 12:56

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© Getty Images/AFP/E. Barukcic

Refugees who are fleeing from Syria are getting a lot of attention right now. Many people are seriously concern and would like to help. Along with this sympathy, people are upset if they hear news about refugees being ill-treated or misused by anybody. Are your comments included in this week’s Comments of the Week? Check it out here.

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15.09.2015 | 14:04

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Posts about relationships and child marriage got most responses from our readers. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week.

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05.07.2015 | 21:39

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Child marriage ‘epidemic’ on the rise in South Asia

cm7Human Rights Watch has urged Bangladesh to scrap a proposed legislation that calls for lowering the legal marriage age of girls to 16. Child marriage rates are very high in South Asia, with Bangladesh topping the list.

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26.06.2015 | 13:01

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A burqa-clad Afghan woman carries chopped logs after buying them at a firewood yard in Herat. Photograph taken on February 23, 2015 (© AFP/Getty Images/A. Karimi)

A burqa-clad Afghan woman carries chopped logs after buying them at a firewood yard in Herat. Photograph taken on February 23, 2015 (© AFP/Getty Images/A. Karimi)

An article about wearing hijab or burka got most responses from our readers. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comments of the Week.

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26.06.2015 | 12:25

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© TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images

Most of the readers’ comments refer to articles about the ISIS’s brutality against women and about child marriage. But there are also comments on articles about relationships. Check it out here!

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12.06.2015 | 13:15

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