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.
Share on
Share on
Post on 
Share by
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

Flick picks: ‘The Florida Project’ is a poignant fairy tale set in the shadow of Disney World

One of the most transcendent big-screen stories of the year comes in the pint-sized package of Moonee (Brooklynn Kimberly Prince), a foul-mouthed, troublemaking...
bizjournals - Business

New characters give 'Thomas & Friends' a jolt of girl power

NEW YORK (AP) — Girls are finally getting a bigger role in Thomas the Tank Engine's boy-dominated world. Mattel will add two female main characters to the...
SeattlePI.com - Business

Officials: 2 girls have died after Ohio house fire

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Officials say two sisters hospitalized in critical condition after a house fire in Akron have died. The girls have been identified as...
Seattle Times - Front Page

2 girls found slain at Colorado farm ID’d; mother is suspect

TELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have released the names of two young girls who were found slain at a farm in southwestern Colorado. The San Miguel County...
Seattle Times - Front Page

1 dead, 1 injured when Florida teens pull guns during fight

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy is dead and his 17-year-old acquaintance is recovering from injuries suffered when gunfire erupted during a fight in a...
Seattle Times - Front Page

Ask Amy: A sister’s adult ex-boyfriend is calling and texting a teen girl late at night

Dear Amy: Some time ago, I found out that my 20-year-old granddaughter “Sally’s” ex-boyfriend, “Jason,” is calling and texting Sally’s 13-year-old...
Denver Post - US

A look at the lives of those lost in the Northern California wildfires

The fires that ravaged the North Bay and the Wine Country took a fearful human toll. Those who died ranged in age from a 14-year-old middle school wrestler to a...
SFGate - US

Senegal can qualify for 2018 World Cup without Sadio Mane, says Jurgen Klopp

Senegal can qualify for 2018 World Cup without Sadio Mane, says Jurgen Klopp
The Reds' boss is confident the Lions of Teranga can secure a spot for next year’s World Cup without the presence of the 25-year-old who is injured
Goal.com - Sports

Other recent news in US

Trump says he will allow scheduled release of JFK FILESExtra Extra: Is Our Children Learning From SEAN SPICER?
POSSIBLE SERIAL KILLER ‘Terrorizing’ Tampa Neighborhood5 living ex-presidents attend Texas HURRICANE RELIEF concert
Lundqvist Notches Win No. 407 As Rangers Top NASHVILLE PREDATORS In Matinee ShowdownPELICANS center DeMarcus Cousins fined $25,000 for cursing at a woman at Grizzlies game
Keidel: Pitching Still Rules This Sport, As VERLANDER Showed The Yankees54 policemen killed in raid on militant hideout, EGYPTIAN authorities say
A Look A The Health Crisis In Puerto Rico After HURRICANE MARIALate Field Goal Lifts Louisville Over FLORIDA STATE


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+