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2 Sep 2021
As India cautiously reopens schools months after a devastating coronavirus surge, officials say the benefits of education now outweighs the risk to public health.
30 Aug 2021
Over 131,000 children in Mexico have lost a mother, father or both to the coronavirus pandemic, according to The Lancet medical journal. The grief and anxiety make returning to school a challenge for bereaved families.
28 Aug 2021
The Taliban say they will not stop girls from going to school, but experts say it is hard to trust them. For young girls, who have just started school and had never seen the Taliban, it is a difficult situation.
20 Aug 2021
As concern grows internationally about an expected clampdown by the Taliban on women's rights, students at one girls’ school are "happy" to be returning. Schools in Herat faced long closures due to the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing security concerns over Taliban advances before insurgents finally captured the city on August 12. The school's director says it reopened on Monday and students are attending class, with more of the girls wearing the hijab and choosing conservative dress than before the Taliban takeover.
26 Jul 2021
Parents were reunited with their children in Nigeria's northwestern Kaduna on Sunday after kidnappers released 28 children taken from a school earlier this month - but dozens more are yet to return.
6 Jul 2021
A school official said unidentified gunmen seized more than 100 children from a school in Kaduna, a provincial capital in northwest Nigeria.
1 Jul 2021
There is a housing crisis taking place across many parts of Africa. A joint venture involving CDC Group – the UK government’s development finance institution – and the European building materials multinational LafargeHolcim, is 3D-printing houses and schools in a fraction of the time it would normally take.
4 Jun 2021
Paxton Smith swapped her approved commencement speech for one on abortion rights. Her attack on Texas passing one of the most stringent anti-abortion laws in the US has since gone viral.
21 May 2021
Thousands of Australians march in a climate protest in Melbourne, with many children skipping classes to voice their anger at a massive new gas project and government foot-dragging on emissions targets. As part of nationwide events from Perth to Brisbane, protesters are urging the conservative government to do more to tackle climate change, which is already hitting Australia hard.
12 May 2021
Afghanistan has suffered its deadliest attack in a year outside a girls' school in Kabul. At least 50 people died in a bombing, mostly students, and about 100 were injured.
17 Apr 2021
Under the twin emblems of the Chinese flag and the Olympic rings, two tiny boys dangle from the high bar in a cavernous gymnasium -- the cradle of China's elite gymnasts. They are among the latest recruits to China's notoriously demanding state sports system, which has attracted legions of critics but has also made it one of the successful Olympic nations. Despite the tough nature of the drills, officials say the focus is now more on fun -- "happy gymnastics" -- than the medal-obsessed ways of old.
16 Apr 2021
Professor Nnenna Otti has emerged as the new Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO). With her emergence, Professor Nnenna becomes the first-ever female Vice-Chancellor in the history of FUTO since its establishment 40 years ago. Here's what we know about the academician with over 30 years of experience in teaching, research, and administration. ⁣

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