Search Results for Tag: Education for girls
Child marriage, considered a human rights violation, is a prevalent phenomenon in India that many activists have been fighting against for decades. A report by the ICRW states that the prevalence of child marriage is 60 percent in the state of Bihar, the highest in the country.
Date29.01.2016 | 15:32
Tagsbihar, Child marriage, CorStone, Education for girls, empowering girls, empowering women, ICRW, India, women's rights
More than half of all Indonesians are under the age of 30, but very few can afford a good education. Social entrepreneur Veronica Colondam wants to change that. Her organization, YCAB, provides affordable schooling for the poor. See here!
Date05.01.2016 | 8:58
Tagscareer, children's rights, Education, Education for girls, Indonesia, Jakarta, Veronica Colondam, women's rights, womensrights, YCAB
In some countries women have to pretend to be men to be able to work and earn money for the family, or girls have to pretend to be boys to be accepted or even to protect themselves from rape and other form of violence. The post about a mother who pretends to be a man to be able to earn money for her family got a lot of respond from readers this week. Check out here if your comment has been chosen for this week’s Comment of the Week and stay tuned for next week’s edition!
Date24.07.2015 | 14:10
Tags#ConfidentWomen, ConfidentWoman, Education for girls, empowering girls, empowering women, girls's rights, women's rights