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2015-02-25 12:24:54

IWPR Analysis Highlights the Need for Targeted Federal Policy Attention to Girls and Young Women of Color WASHINGTON, Feb.

2015-02-20 00:21:18

NEW DELHI, February 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The fundraising campaign aims to make sure 3,61,612 girl children across CRY-supported projects

2015-02-05 23:00:36

The United Nations designates Feb. 6 as Zero Tolerance Day for Female Genital Mutilation, calling upon the world to use this day to enhance awareness and take concrete actions against FGM.

2014-10-28 12:29:03

Girls See Themselves As Politically Capable, Ask for More Guidance and Opportunities NEW YORK, Oct.

2014-09-19 12:24:06

Discovery Girls, Inc., is honored to announce that they've earned the prestigious Mom's Choice Award® for Discovery Girls Guide to Growing Up, a new book that prepares girls for puberty in a fun,

2014-06-19 23:07:09

Girls Inc., Girl Scouts of the USA, National Center for Women & Information Technology, MIT Media Lab, TechCrunch, and Seventeen join efforts to inspire girls to code. New

the advantage for female students didn't become apparent until junior or middle school
2014-04-30 05:07:07

A new study from the University of New Brunswick reveals that girls have made higher grades than boys throughout their school careers for nearly a century, despite stereotypes.

2014-03-25 08:27:40

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Once just a popular term, the word "selfie" has made itself legitimate once it was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013 and

2014-03-03 12:26:36

BOSTON, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Its education and awareness that is driving girl children in India to stand up against abuse and forced marriage As

2013-10-08 11:41:12

Modern ultrasound technology and economic pressure leads to female fetuses in the Ballabgarh area of northern India being aborted more often than male fetuses.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.