Monthly Archives: March 2013

International Women’s Day 2013

Friday, March 8 International Women’s Day 2013 On its 1ooth anniversary, what does International Women’s Day mean to you?

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Canadian Prisons Failing Aboriginal Population

Currently, aboriginal people make up 4 per cent of Canada’s population yet they make up 23 per cent of the federal prison population – more than 3,400 in all. “In other words, while aboriginal people in Canada comprise just four … Continue reading

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Investing in the Education of East Africa’s Most Promising Young Leaders: Women

While the debate continues for how to really truly empower marginalized women, Nobel laureates, political leaders, and celebrity NGO founders all agree that an investment with the possibility of infinite returns is the investment in young women. GOOD: Only .3% … Continue reading

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Sugata Mitra: Build a School in the Cloud

Are schools as we know them, obsolete?  

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Teaching Meaning: The Struggle To Connect In Remote Alaskan Villages

“There’s a distinction between an education and school. Education is what Native people have been doing for their children since the beginning of time. School has been what has been imposed on people from outside,” he said. “We need to … Continue reading

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