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Book Review: I Am Malala

Read for: FABClub Monthly Memoir April 2014
Rating: 3/5
Malala is certainly an eloquent, courageous and intelligent young woman. Her quest to speak out against the Taliban and in favour of education for women and girls in Pakistan (and India, and Afghanistan, and worldwide, really) is necessary and she is the perfect spokes person for the cause. 358 more words

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To believe in something greater than our lives

This morning I finished my Easter holiday read: ‘I am Malala: the girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban’, the autobiography of 16 year old Malala Yousafzai and simply could not help but be deeply inspired by the passion and determination for such a worthy cause (the fight for girls’ right to an education) emanating from somebody so young. 339 more words

Dartmouth students pledge silence to make change

HALIFAX – Most classrooms are normally bustling with activity and conversation, but on Thursday, a Dartmouth junior high class went completely silent.

About 30 Grade 8 and Grade 9 students involved with the Free the Children group at Caledonia Junior High School pledged to remain silent for 24 hours to raise money for the… 236 more words

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Gates Foundation supports for-profit youth prisons?

I’m Rashad Robinson of the organization ColorOfChange, and I started a petition to Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation CEO Jeff Raikes, which says:

An awareness of and opposition to private prisons is growing. 215 more words

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Education is Our Basic Right

“I think of it often and imagine the scene clearly. Even if they come to kill me, I will tell them what they are trying to do is wrong, that…

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