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The indifference of families to the education of girls is widening the gender gap in all spheres

Class in progress at Govt Girls Senior Secondary School in Sangam Vihar (Saumya Khandelwal/HT PHOTO) A recent HT report found that government schools in Delhi have an enrolment ratio that is 52% female and 48% male. The same for citywide private schools is 40% female and 60% male. The report discusses case studies of families in which in spite of financial constraints, ... Read More »

Thousands attend Mexican girl’s party after social media invite went viral

Rubi Ibarra, at her party that went viral CREDIT: REX Associated Press 27 DECEMBER 2016 • 4:10AM Looking overwhelmed by the attention, yet resplendent in an elaborate fuchsia dress and gleaming tiara, Rubi Ibarra celebrated her 15th birthday on Monday on a ranch in central Mexico after the invitation to the event by her father went viral and made her ... Read More »

Mandaviya: A Gujarat Lawmaker Who Has Campaigned For Girls’ Education

As a Gujarat lawmaker, Mr Mandaviya has served the state as chairman of Gujarat Agro Industries Corporation Ltd. NEW DELHI:  BJP Rajya Sabha member Mansukh L Mandaviya, who was earlier a member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly, has been an active campaigner for girls’ education in his home state. As a Gujarat lawmaker, Mr Mandaviya has served the state as ... Read More »

US First Lady Urges Spanish Women To Promote Girls’ Learning

US first lady Michelle Obama gestures as she delivers a speech presenting the “Let Girls Learn” initiative. (AFP Photo) MADRID, SPAIN:  US first lady Michelle Obama has called on girls and young women in Spain and other developed nations to help promote her global girls’ education initiative. Speaking to some 100 young women at a conference in Madrid today, Michelle ... Read More »

Michelle Obama Promotes Learning To Empower Moroccan Girls

The “Let Girls Learn” initiative, launched in March 2015 by President Barack Obama and the first lady, is to be extended to Morocco, the White House announced on Tuesday. (AFP Photo) MARRAKECH, MOROCCO:  Michelle Obama told Moroccan teenage girls that her parents knew the value of education, her brother set an example “and I thought if he can do it, ... Read More »

girls greater addicted to Smartphones Than guys: look at

girls are the usage of smartphones for 4 hours an afternoon or longer and are greater susceptible tosuccumb to smartphone addiction than guys, the first-ever academic take a look at on this topic hasrevealed. The observe, performed in South Korea, noted that fifty two percent of the ladies within the survey used their smartphones for 4 hours an afternoon or ... Read More »