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A ray of hope in Pakistan

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It was a spelling mistake that would cost Faryal Bhatti more than just a grade on her exam. A member of Pakistan's Christian minority, the 13-year-old girl was responding last September to a test question about a poem praising the prophet Mohammed.

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Water, water everywhere- Phnom Penh a clean water success story

Water, water everywhere- Phnom Penh a clean water success story | Grade 6 Social | Scoop.it
It's a sweet and increasingly scarce sound. The sound of rushing, clean water as it sloshes out of the tap. Across the globe, about one in eight people lack access to safe water, according to the United Nations.

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A toast to First World Problems

A toast to First World Problems | Grade 6 Social | Scoop.it
“I hate when my leather seats aren’t heated,” says a grinning boy, shrugging his shoulders and throwing his hands in the air in that traditional gesture of annoyance. “When I leave my clothes in the washer so long they start to smell,” lament...

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Giving girls the tools for change

Giving girls the tools for change | Grade 6 Social | Scoop.it
It's hard to be a blogger when you have to borrow your dad's computer every time you post. It's even harder when your house doesn't have electricity to run the computer eight to ten hours every day.

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In rural Kenya, men look for a new role

In rural Kenya, men look for a new role | Grade 6 Social | Scoop.it
In Emori Joi, a generation of men is idle. Without livestock to protect and raiders to repel, they are unneeded as protectors and unable to be providers.

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Global Voices

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Get informed. Stay up-to-date on important global and social issues with Global Voices. Each week, check back for a new column by Craig and Marc Kielburger that sheds light on important social justice news happening in the world right now.
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