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Feb 05, 2018
Nearly 40% adolescent girls in India lack access to education, majority forced to stay at home: NCPCR reportThe NCPCR report suggests that while most adolescent boys are unable to attend school because they are in all likeliness working, a majority of the girl children are not getting school education because they are either forced to stay at home or engaged in begging
Nov 17, 2017
Scraped knees and spirited minds: How an Uttarakhand girls' school defied odds to become kabaddi championThe Damta Kanya Upper Primary school in Uttarakhand showed how a good school can be a life-changing experience for girls who come from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Oct 11, 2017
Sachin Tendulkar bats for girl child, says daughters aren't burdens to be married off in hasteTendulkar said: "Parents and communities must see their daughters as assets and as individuals capable of standing on their feet and contributing to the society."
Aug 20, 2017
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi says 40% reservation for girls at planned schools, higher education institutes for minoritiesThe government has decided to proffer 40 percent reservation for girls at 100 Navodaya-type schools and five higher education institutes it plans to set up for minority community students, Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said.
Aug 04, 2017
A friend indeed: How Sakhi's Aarti Naik is ensuring an education for girls living in slumsNaik’s personal struggle lead to her initiative 'Sakhi for girls education'.
Jul 08, 2017
Centre to offer financial aid for marriage of minorities community girlsMinistry of Minority Affairs has decided to introduce a scheme to offer a financial assistance towards the marriage of girls from minority community
Nov 03, 2015
Michelle Obama says addressing crisis in girl's education requires challenging cultural beliefsUS First Lady Michelle Obama has said to address the global crisis in girl's education requires not just investment, but also challenging cultural beliefs.
Feb 08, 2014
Malala nominated for 'Children's Nobel'Malala Yousafzai, the teenaged Pakistani education activist attacked by the Taliban, is among the three candidates nominated for this year's World Children's Prize, also known as the Children's Nobel.
Mar 08, 2013
Now fundraising app for girls' educationOn International Women's Day, Plan India, an NGO that works towards the upliftment of under-privileged children, will launch a web-based application to raise funds for the education of girls in the country...