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Girls education news and analysis from The Nation
June 14, 2022
The Growing Campus Gender Gap
Why are there fewer men than women in college today?
October 8, 2021
Girl Scouts Against the World
Now that STEM and girls’ empowerment are mainstream—and Boy Scouts is coed—is there a place for Girl Scouts?
August 19, 2020
This Is What Dystopia Looks Like
Anticipating back-to-school, a teacher reflects on days past and the endless limbo of remote learning.
June 19, 2018
Making Menstrual Health a Global Issue
Across the world, women are demanding access to feminine-hygiene products to lead full, productive lives.
April 26, 2017
Local Activists’ Voices Drive New Effort to Invest in Girls and Women of Color
The work that the NoVo Foundation wants to fund is already happening, though it may not yet have the benefit of big-foundation money.
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March 11, 2016
The Whole World Still Needs Feminism
In many countries, women have made strides, but there’s a long way to go to equality.
June 19, 2015
Today’s Altercation features interesting and relatively obscure cover songs.
October 10, 2014
This Year’s Nobel Peace Prize Winners Are Radicals—and That’s a Good Thing
Don’t overlook the fact that Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai have challenged economic and political elites, including multinational corporations and President Obama.
October 10, 2014
The Malalas You Don’t See
The Pakistani teenager shot by the Taliban has rightly captured the world’s attention. But what about the invisible child victims of US drones?
May 9, 2014
Standing Up for Girls’ Education in Nigeria
Many families in Nigeria are already skeptical about women’s education. The government’s failure to protect schoolgirls makes it worse.
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