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Syrian girls are facing worsening sexual violence and barriers to education as a result of COVID-19
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Syrian girls are facing worsening sexual violence and barriers to education as a result of COVID-19

Children living both inside and outside of Syria are facing increased levels of gender-based violence, barriers to education and inequality thanks to coronavirus. We reported on how the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected women in the UK – stats show that 47% of mothers have quit or been made redundant in lockdown compared to 13% of men. Back in November, stats dubbed the ‘she-cession‘ showed female unemployment rate in the UK at 17%, compared to 13% for men. And, sadly, new research has revealed that it’s not only British women who are being negatively impacted by the pandemic. Syrian girls are facing increased levels of sexual violence and barriers to education as a result of COVID-19. According to Save The Children’s data, almost half of ch...
In a changed mindset, new Zimbabwe law offers pregnant teens the promise of education
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In a changed mindset, new Zimbabwe law offers pregnant teens the promise of education

With the economic fallout of COVID-19 contributing to skyrocketing rates of teenage pregnancy in Zimbabwe, a new law has been ushered in to protect the education of the young women affected. This story was published by the The Fuller Project, a global nonprofit newsroom reporting on issues that affect women. Words by Farai Shawn Matiashe  Cassey Simbanai was set to take her final year examinations this December. The 17-year-old Zimbabwean girl, one of the more promising students in her class, still has dreams of becoming a science teacher.  But on a recent school day, Simbanai wasn’t in her classroom or playing her beloved rugby in the nearby fields. Instead, she prepared lunch for her in-laws in their kitchen in Hauna Growth Point, a small village in the mountains of eastern Zimbabwe n...
Inside Kanye West’s Plan for Presidency: Education Reform and More
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Inside Kanye West’s Plan for Presidency: Education Reform and More

With just four months until the 2020 presidential election, Kanye West announced a bid for the White House — and while he has not officially filed campaign paperwork, he has a plan in mind. Kanye West Says He Had COVID-19, Comes Out as Anti-Vaxxer Read article “Kanye believes in supporting big-business tax breaks but also more stimulus and opportunities for minorities and Black people,” a source exclusively reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly. “He believes in massive education reform and wants to build world-class infrastructure projects.” With that in mind, the Grammy winner “believes he can be a bridge between Republicans and Democrats,” according to the source. Celebs React to Kanye West 2020 Read article West, 43, tweeted on Saturda...