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Over one hundred Afghan schoolgirls poisoned in Herat, Afghanistan

Over one hundred Afghan school girls became sick on Monday from a spray official say is typically used to clean up the classroom.

Authorities in Herat say they are investigating whether the girls could have been poisoned by Taliban militants. 77 more words

Child Rights

The Swarming of Reena Wirk

This book describes a horrific murder that occurred in 1997 in the beautiful province of British Columbia in Canada. The murder was unusual in that the killers were girls. 2,266 more words

Human Interest

Pic of the day

Click to enlargeREUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa

Palestinian schoolgirls, pictured through a hole in the roof of a classroom…damaged by Israeli shelling during a 50-day invasion last summer, attend a lesson on the first day of a new school year at Suhada Khouza school in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. 12 more words


August 3, 2015: Send my non-catholic kids to a catholic camp

Yes I know today is not August 3rd, I’m behind. Again.

My kids have never been to camp before but the idea of sending them away was incredibly appealing to me. 481 more words

The JK business: New documentary examines the Japanese schoolgirl industry

From traditional culture to the latest in “Cool Japan,” Japan has a lot to boast about. Yet there’s another side to the island nation which has stirred up international contention over the past few decades. 1,746 more words