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Malala Yousafzai attends the premiere of "He Named Me Malala" at the Ziegfeld Theater in Manhattan, New York, September 24.Andrew Kelly/Reuters

Malala’s New Film—Will Action Follow the Acclaim?

Malala Yousafzai attends the premiere of "He Named Me Malala" at the Ziegfeld Theater in Manhattan, New York, September 24.Andrew Kelly/Reuters A powerful feature-length film about Pakistani Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai broadcasts this week in 171 countries, and will reach hundreds of millions with her...

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A Syrian Student’s Fragile Hope for Higher Education

On a recent Tuesday morning, Muhammad Adib woke up early, ate breakfast, and walked the bombed-out streets of rebel-controlled Aleppo in Syria to a testing center for male high-school students. Muhammad showed his student identification card to officials from the Syrian opposition, known as Etilaf.  He...

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After Chibok, Nigeria Will Still Need Education

The Boko Haram kidnapping of 276 girls from the Chibok boarding school in northern Nigeria on April 17th has generated more media attention than any single atrocity in recent African history. Yet long after the media blitz is over, unless Nigeria takes dramatic and sustained...

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