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More physical activity improved school performance in Swedish study

October 15, 2014 · 

Date: October 14, 2014 Source: University of Gothenburg Summary: Just two hours of extra physical activity each week can improve school performance, researchers report. This has been shown by a study of approximately 2,000 twelve-year-olds. Just two hours of extra physical activity each week can improve school performance. This has been shown by a study […]

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THE GREATEST MISSION

October 14, 2013 · 

By Fr. Shay Cullen Malala Yousafzai, the 16 year-old Pakistani girl who defied the Taliban’s ban on girls’ education and was shot in the head but survived, has been granted the European Human Rights Award. Many thought she would be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Instead, it went to the Organization for the Prohibition of […]

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THE YOUNG LEADERS OF TODAY ARE THE HOPE OF TOMORROW

July 23, 2013 · 

By Fr. Shay Cullen The incredible courage, bravery, and dedication of young people is what the world needs to inspire and lead us into the future. Malala Yousafzai is a striking example of the capability of the youth to give the good example where adults are failing. Her speech to the United Nations ignited the hope and […]

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At UN, Malala Yousafzai rallies youth to stand up for universal education

July 15, 2013 · 

(UN via CNUA) 12 July 2013 Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl who was shot by the Taliban for attending classes, today addressed hundreds of young people at the United Nations, urging them to use education as a weapon against extremism. “Let us pick up our books and our pens. They are our most powerful weapons. […]

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Educating Children is the Road to Freedom

October 12, 2012 ·  By Fr. Shay Cullen

Educating Children is the Road to Freedom by Fr. Shay Cullen Email: shaycullen@preda.org (Fr. Shay’s columns are published in The Manila Times,in publications in Ireland, the UK, Hong Kong, and on-line.) The only way out of grinding poverty and a life of child labor in the developing world is to give the children an education. […]

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FfD and children

January 1, 2002 · 

EVERY DAY this year, 30,000 children will lose the fight they are waging for life. Seven million children will perish before reaching their first birthday, and over ten million will die before the age of 5. Of those children winning their fight for survival, 113 million have no access to primary education, 60% of them girls. Millions more do not complete the five years of schooling needed to develop the basic literacy and math skills that would last them a lifetime.

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Sexual Abuse, Sexual Exploitation, and the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in Indonesia

January 1, 2001 · 

This is an extract of a report prepared for Indonesia, which commissioned a study on the situation of the children in especially difficult circumstances covering the issue of child labour, street children and sexually exploited children. The Indonesian version of this report was published soon. Mohamman farid, the author of this report has given his consent to this extracted version.

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Now, 'only' 4 Pupils Will Share Books

January 19, 2000 · 

EDUCATION officials call this good news, but for millions of public elementary pupils and high-school students, sharing a book with four classmates instead of eight is still a miserable situation.

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Now, 'only' 4 Pupils Will Share Books

January 19, 2000 · 

Published in Today (January 19, 2000)  EDUCATION officials call this good news, but for millions of public elementary pupils and high-school students, sharing a book with four classmates instead of eight is still a miserable situation. Education Secretary Andrew Gonzalez announced yesterday that after getting rid of graft and corruption in the textbook acquisition process, […]

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