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Malala Aced Her High School Exams

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Yousafzai got As and A*s on her General Certificate of Secondary Education exams (GCSEs)
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With grades like that, one can understand why this wonderful young woman may intimidate the paranoid and insecure men of the Taliban. What a great role model she is for girls, Muslim and non-Islamic.

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They Gave Each Kid A Barbie And A Doll With Real Proportions. What They Say Next Really Says It All.

They Gave Each Kid A Barbie And A Doll With Real Proportions. What They Say Next Really Says It All. | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it

MThey're just toys. Or are they?

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Many parents have stopped letting their kids play with toy guns, and for good reasons. Now, what about those dolls? This is a great article about Barbie versus reality. My poetic take on Barbie: Sprung full boobed / ready role model / for a generation / willing to die / of self-starvation / for flatter stomachs / and thinner thighs.  (Wrote that back in 1995)

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Men Who Attacked Malala Sentenced To Life In Prison

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An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan sentenced 10 men to life in prison on Thursday for the 2012 attack on teenage education activist Malala Yousafzai, the BBC reported.

Yousafzai was just 15 years old when she was shot in the head while riding her...
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I find it hard to believe that these men will actually serve out their prison terms and of course the chief perpetrator is yet to be captured, but this is at least a first step in establishing not just justice for Malala but more importantly justice and protection for all the young women of that region.

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The ripeness of the fruit by Kenneth Weene | The Write Room Blog

The ripeness of the fruit by Kenneth Weene | The Write Room Blog | enjoy yourself | Scoop.it
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Sharing my short story of life in rural Afghanistan. I hope you'll take time to read it and to comment.

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