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Muslim educational attainment

1. Muslim educational attainment

Among the world’s major religious groups, Muslims have made some of the greatest gains in educational achievement in recent decades. The share of Muslim adults (ages 25 and older) with at least some formal schooling has risen by 25 percentage points in the past three generations, from fewer than half (46%) among the oldest group included in the study to seven-in-ten (72%) among the youngest. 867 more words

Arab World

Religion and Education Around the World

Large gaps in education levels persist, but all faiths are making gains – particularly among women

Jews are more highly educated than any other major religious group around the world, while Muslims and Hindus tend to have the fewest years of formal schooling, according to a Pew Research Center global demographic study that shows wide disparities in average educational levels among religious groups. 258 more words

Arab World

Vital to the planet

Nov 23,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL

The UN climate change conference, held recently in Morocco as a crucial step for governments looking to build on the Paris Climate Change Agreement adopted last year, was proof that the implementation of the Paris Agreement is under way and that the spirit of multilateral cooperation on climate change continues. 371 more words

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Can the Muslim American family survive Trump?

Aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion 2016/11/17

Huda Al-Marashi is an Iraqi-American writer specialising in Muslim women’s issues and the Muslim experience in the US.

The day after the presidential election, my 14-year-old son left a message in the shower. 1,015 more words

The Muslim Times

Muslims stage massive rally in Indonesia

Tens of thousands of hardline Muslim protesters rally to demand the resignation of the governor of the capital, Jakarta, who they said had insulted the Quran. 94 more words

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