When Malala Yousafzai found out last Friday that she’d won the Nobel Peace Prize, along with Indian activist Kailash Satyarthi, the 17-year-old Pakistani girl didn’t celebrate immediately. Instead she returned to a chemistry class at her high school in Birmingham, England.
The Nobel Prize, she joked on Friday, is “not going to help in exams.” Then she said: “I want to see every child going to school. There are still 57 million children who have not received education.”
What needs to be done to reach those unschooled children? Goats and Soda spoke with Jacqueline Bhabha, a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health and director of research at the university’s FXB Center for Health and Human Rights who specializes in children’s rights.
What Will Malala’s Nobel Peace Prize Mean For Girls’ Education?
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Cathy Lew imagines Derek Jeter’s retirement advice to Obama:
“It wasn’t an accident that I played my final games at Fenway—I wanted to make everyone in Boston sit through my career highlights one last time. When you retire, your goal should be to have Fox News air an hour-long highlight reel with that sad Enya song playing in the background.”
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"This above all:
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man."