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Educating girls: Learning doesn’t mean a livelihood

Educating girls: Learning doesn’t mean a livelihood

By Sarah Kaplan & Rachel Goodman  — The Mark News —   Though girls may be actively encouraged to get educated, family responsibilities and cultural expectations can hold them back from the working world Today’s International Day of the Girl has been met with a flurry of social media and public […]

Reach for the Stars: Favela Children to Control NASA Mars Mission

Op-Ed by Wladimir Lyra — The Mark News — The favelas of Rio de Janeiro are one of the city’s greatest social challenges. Home to more than two million people, these slum neighborhoods are stricken by poverty and offer few opportunities to their citizens. An unbalanced education system means the […]

Peru Ranks Last in OECD Education Assessment

Peru came in last place in the latest survey of education indicators in 65 countries carried out by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD. The ranking, which was released on Tuesday, showed that Peru ranks last in reading comprehension, math and science. Peruvian students scored below regional countries […]

Humala Calls For Greater Latin American Leadership on the Environment

Humala Calls For Greater Latin American Leadership on the Environment

President Ollanta Humala called on Latin American leaders to assume global leadership in environmental policy, state news agency Andina reported. During a speech at the summit in Chile of Latin American and European leaders, EU-LAC, and of the Pacific Alliance formed by several Latin American nations, Humala urged his regional counterparts […]