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Norway Sets An Anti-Hijab Policy In Schools

(Foreground, second from right) Maryam Turkar, 13, and other students attend class at Gyezmo primary school in the town of Toro, Bauchi State. Their school is among the beneficiaries of the Girlsí Education Project (GEP). Led by the Government with support from the United Kingdomís Department of International Development (DFID) and UNICEF, the GEP aims to get 1 million more girls into school by 2020, while at the same improving the quality of education. The project also calls for the deployment of more than 10,000 female teachers to rural areas, where the predominance of male teachers deters many parents from sending their girls to school. Maryam enrolled in school during the GEPís kick off in Bauchi.

Norway is set to prepare guidelines banning female students from wearing full-face veils, the country’s education minister said, Thursday. Education Minister Torbjorn Roe Isaksen said that in their view, full-face veils like the niqab do not belong in educational situations since they prevent communication. “The government is, therefore, investigating the …

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In England, Disabled School Girl Drags Birth Hospital To Court


Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro, England has been dragged to court young English schoolgirl who has been left with lifelong disabilities due to alleged medical failings during her delivery According to Plymouth Herald, the nine-year-old’s lawyers say the damage was done by “excessive traction” being used during her traumatic birth …

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Latest! Google Smartphone In The Pipeline


Google has revealed the coming of its new smartphones powered by its Android mobile software through an invitation to an October 4 event. Google fired off a Twitter message with hashtag #madebygoogle and a video of what appeared to be a long rectangular search term box morphing into a silhouette …

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37 Nigerian Students Sues Alabama State University


About 37 Nigerian students will be seeing suing Alabama State University for failing to properly disburse scholarship funds awarded by the Nigerian government. The lawsuit, which alleges discrimination under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, is the second one filed on this matter. The first lawsuit, which alleged breach …

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