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Malala Yousafzai Continues Activism Two Years After Assassination Attempt

15/04/2014

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Malala Yousafzai Oval Office, 11 Oct 2013

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 13:30  p.m. DST, 15 April 2014 INTERNATIONAL – On October of 2012, 14-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai was shot for speaking up about women’s rights to education. As an inside correspondent with BBC, subject of two documentaries and frequent guest in newsrooms, Yousafazai was becoming the poster child […]

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Opposition to Child Marriage in Pakistan Gains Momentum

01/04/2014

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Girls in school in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan by DFID - UK Department for International Development

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 01:10 a.m. DST, 01 April 2014 PAKISTAN – Child marriages are a major and disturbing problem in Pakistan and elsewhere. Eleven percent of the world’s children will be married before the age of 15 — amounting to over 2 million child brides. In Pakistan 7% of girls married […]

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Cannibalism, Child Mutilations in Central African Republic

31/03/2014

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Central African Child Peers through Wall, Photo by Pierre Holtz

Sarah Joanne Jakubowski, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 00:49 a.m. DST, 31 March 2014 CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC, Africa — Violence among Christian and Muslim militias in the Central African Republic (CAR) remains alarmingly high. Despite intervention efforts, death and displacement continue. In this troubled environment, there have been reports of cannibalism as well as revenge-killings targeting […]

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Kim Jong-un’s North Korea Revealed on Hidden Camera

28/01/2014

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Pyongyang, North Korean Soldier, Photo by Guillaume Briquet

Jessamy Nichols and Ayanna Nahmias Last Modified: 01:56 a.m. DST, 28 January 2014 PYONGYANG, North Korea – Unfortunately not all countries in today’s world govern on a moral foundation of democracy and human rights. However, many fall into the improving category, because in recent decades many governments have moved towards elections, freedom of the press […]

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Brain Dead Teen Leaves Hospital | Jahi McMath

06/01/2014

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Intensive Care Monitor, Photo Courtesy of Prevodoc

Patrice Ellerbe, Staff Writer Last Modified: 15:30 p.m. DST, 6 January 2014 CALIFORNIA, United States – After battling obstructive sleep apnea, a disorder causing 13-year old Jahi McMath to stop breathing while asleep, doctor’s decided it was best for the teen to have her tonsils removed to ensure a better quality of life. Just days […]

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