“Sticks and stones,” we’re told. What’s worse, we’re frequently faced with the suggestion that perhaps we might have “misunderstood” what a boy said, or met with the idea that he “didn’t mean it that way.”
It’s International Day of the Girl. Members of Congress should celebrate by passing the Keeping Girls in School Act.
Many consider political polarization—the vast gap between Republicans and Democrats—to be a defining and ever-growing feature of American politics today. But an experiment called “America in One Room” set out to discover just how rigid and vast that gap is. Turns out: It’s not as solid or as wide as you may think.
“Indeed, being in the first class of women at Yale College taught me a key lesson that has informed every stage of my career ever since: paradigms exist to be challenged.”
The need for women’s leadership is ever more pressing when it comes to the climate crisis. Here’s why they should step up—and how you can help.
Sara Catherine Cook has stuck with debate for the last five years in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama—because she didn’t want to abandon her fellow female debaters who fought through the pushback.
Boys and girls are both missing out on education in unacceptable numbers in Pakistan—22.5 million in total—but girls are affected most. Sister Zeph was one of them, and she was determined to create a solution, no matter what it took.
As a schoolgirl, Bernice Sandler objected to the way girls were excluded from the class activities the boys did. She told her mother that she was going to “change the world”—and she did.
Students of international affairs want relevant coursework that is inclusive and intersectional—and schools are contemplating how to answer their call.
This week, the Trump administration escalated its racist immigration policies and regressive campus sexual assault policies.