Growing up in a dangerous region of Pakistan, Maria Toorpakai found a way to pursue her goals.
Source: The New York Times
Concerned about their futures, young people in Europe have started skipping school to protest for more climate regulations.
Source: The Borgen Project
This article suggests that today’s “dictator-led” countries, such as North Korea, are recognizable by their severe poverty and rampant human rights abuses.
This girl didn’t like what she was seeing—or not seeing—on bookshelves. She organized and spoke out to see more characters like her and other under-represented groups in books throughout the country.
Malala Yousafzai almost lost her life for her advocacy of girls’ education. Watch this short video to learn how she grew up to became a social activist and what she has accomplished.
Source: AP News
After a devastating hurricane, the perseverance of students and teachers at one Texas school led it to succeed.
Source: USA Today
Read about an orgaization dedicated to reforming the criminal justice system, which it argues jails too many people.
Source: Fox News
We often idealize great leaders, but even those who have far-reaching positive influence on the world aren’t perfect. Read to learn about a recent controversy surrounding Mohandas Gandhi in the African nation of Ghana.
Source: The Conversation
The weather extremes associated with our rapidly changing climate sometimes seem paradoxical. Here’s the explanation for how global warming can put some locations into a deep freeze.
Source: The Guardian
How do rideshare companies attract drivers to work unpredictable hours for minimum wage? By turning work into a game.