Female Students Explore Geography in South Sudan

In Juba, South Sudan, female students recently got the opportunity to learn how geography and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) affect their daily lives. The World Food Programme and South Sudan’s …

Carla DrumhillerFemale Students Explore Geography in South Sudan

University of Rwanda and USAID Announce Women’s Education Leadership Program

The University of Rwanda’s College of Education has announced a new partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), with the intent of empowering girls and women through …

Carla DrumhillerUniversity of Rwanda and USAID Announce Women’s Education Leadership Program

Girls’ Education in Afghanistan at a Critical Point

Since the overthrow of Taliban rule in 2001, women’s education in Afghanistan has made large, encouraging, and necessary strides. However, with several problems still to be addressed and many changes …

Carla DrumhillerGirls’ Education in Afghanistan at a Critical Point

Cameroon’s Girls Face Educational Challenges

At 88%, Cameroon’s net primary school enrollment rate is one of the highest in West and Central Africa. But behind that encouraging statistic lies the problem of gender disparity. Girls’ …

Carla DrumhillerCameroon’s Girls Face Educational Challenges

Malawi Muslim Leaders Promote Girls’ Education

In response to worrying statistics about school dropout rates among girls, Muslim community leaders in Malawi are campaigning to promote girls’ education. Religious leaders and education experts say they plan …

Carla DrumhillerMalawi Muslim Leaders Promote Girls’ Education

Zambian Children Make Connections Through iSchool

Zambian children are gaining access to education and curriculum through an “e-learning,” curriculum provided via the latest internet resources. This is possible as a result of expanding internet access and …

Melody ChiangZambian Children Make Connections Through iSchool

Pakistan’s Burka Avenger to Fight for Girls’ Right to Education

Pakistan’s newest animated series will star the Burka Avenger, a compassionate teacher who combats gangsters trying to close down the girls’ school in which she works.  The show portrays this …

Aanchal NarangPakistan’s Burka Avenger to Fight for Girls’ Right to Education

US First Lady Encourages Female Students in Senegal

Students at an all-girls high school in Dakar, Senegal, welcomed American First Lady Michelle Obama when she stopped by to speak to them. Mrs. Obama was visiting Senegal with President …

Carla DrumhillerUS First Lady Encourages Female Students in Senegal