Daily Archives: 23 February 2017

“Empowering disadvantaged communities through innovative education” – UNESCO

Via UNESCO   Kiron Open Higher Education from Germany and Jaago Foundation from Bangladesh have won the 2016 UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Education for their innovative and inspiring projects. They each received USD 25,000 each and a certificate of recognition at a

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From where I stand: “I made history by becoming the youngest City Council member”

From UN Women Abla Al Hajaia on winning elections as a young woman and her work with the community. My sister, who's a lawyer and a woman rights activist, encouraged me to run for local elections. I hesitated at first; even if women are selected, they are expected to be a mere accessory. But I

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