Edition: United States  
One News Page
“Probably the fastest-access news portal in the world”
> >

UN: Majority of World's 10-year-old Girls Disadvantaged in Comparison With Boys

VOA News Friday, 2 December 2016
A new United Nations report says a lack of education for girls in the developing world may be contributing to a rise in global poverty. The U.N.'s 2016 State of the World Population Report focuses on the well-being of 10-year-old girls as indicators of development success or failure. It says most of the world's 10-year-old children live in developing countries where girls face obstacles to good education, health care and safety. Zlatica Hoke reports.
0
shares
Share on
Facebook
Share on
Twitter
Post on 
Reddit
Share by
Email
 
Source: Wochit Headline News - < > Embed

News video: 'Jurassic World' Sequel Cast Adds Justice Smith

'Jurassic World' Sequel Cast Adds Justice Smith 00:40

According to Variety, actor Justice Smith has joined the cast of the Jurassic World sequel. The star of Netflix's 'The Get Down' will reportedly play "a young scientist in the movie." The 21-year-old actor has previously appeared in two episodes of the Nickelodeon superhero program The Thundermans...

You Might Like


Recent related news

All Blacks skipper Kieran Read commits through to 2019 World Cup in Japan

All Blacks captain Kieran Read has signed a deal to stay in New Zealand rugby through to the 2019 World Cup in Japan. No 8 Read, a double World Cup champion and...
S.China Morning Post - Sports

Macron Appoints Centre-Right Mayor Edouard Philippe As Prime Minister

Macron Appoints Centre-Right Mayor Edouard Philippe As Prime Minister
One day after Emmanuel Macron was inaugurated as France's youngest ever president, he announced the appointment of a centre-right Republican Edouard Philippe,...
Zero Hedge - Markets

Hailee Steinfeld Celebrates Girl Power In 'Most Girls' Music Video - Watch Here!

Hailee Steinfeld Celebrates Girl Power In 'Most Girls' Music Video - Watch Here!
Hailee Steinfeld channels a variety of different looks in the just released music video for her latest single “Most Girls,” and you can watch it right here!...
Just Jared - EntertainmentAlso reported by •Just Jared Jr

Brooks, Reiner, Lear, Van Dyke discuss living well after 90

(AP) — Mel Brooks made it clear that he was not paid to appear at the premiere of the new HBO documentary "If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast." The four...
SeattlePI.com - Health

Cincinnati Zoo gorilla exhibit scheduled to reopen in June

AVONDALE, Ohio (AP) — An expanded Gorilla World exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo is scheduled to open in early June shortly after the one year anniversary of the...
SeattlePI.com - Lifestyle

Dear Abby: Woman cast out of social group tempted to seek revenge

Woman cast out of social group tempted to seek revenge [...] a real friend should see beyond that to the loving, supportive person he is at his core, in his...
SFGate - Entertainment

An alert researcher, teamwork helped stem huge cyberattack

LONDON — The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies, was thwarted by a...
SFGate - Business

Foo Fighters debut new song at Fillmore benefit concert

On Monday, May 15, the 69-year-old Marin rocker brought his annual Acoustic-4-A-Cure benefit concert back to the Fillmore, delivering another night of...
SFGate - Entertainment


Other recent news in US

8-Year-Old Girl, 18-Year-Old College Student Among MANCHESTER Attack VictimsMANCHESTER ATTACK opens the door for Trump’s anti-terrorism message
Manchester, Trump, ROGER MOORE: Your Tuesday Evening BriefingPolice ID Manchester terror suspect; ex-CIA CHIEF testifies to Congress (10 Things to Know for Wednesday)
Children among 22 KILLED after Ariana Grande concert suicide bombing in ManchesterFake Missing Teen Posts Go Viral After MANCHESTER BOMBING
TRUMP BUDGET cuts may stir backlash in rural AmericaEx-CIA chief Brennan says Trump-RUSSIA inquiry 'well-founded'
PHOTOS: Remembering SIR ROGER MOORE (1927-2017)Roger Moore’s best JAMES BOND moments, film by film

Twitter

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+