Stories about Education from November, 2016
Trinidad and Tobago's longstanding commitments to universal education are juxtaposed with the harsh reality of society's marginalised.
"Laziness is the driving force of scientific progress. Washing machines were invented because people were too lazy to wash their clothes."
"Our mission is use information technology to preserve and promote Mali’s rich linguistic, material, and immaterial heritage."
"Atambayev, father of the nation? No, he's some kind of surrogate."
"She used to cry in fear seeing strangers, 'Uncle is coming, uncle is coming..' Her family thought she was possessed by Djinns."
Human rights activists in Puerto Rico examine the potential consequences of conservative policies from President Donald Trump and Governor Ricardo Roselló.
Despite laws, a supposedly free educational system and agreements to protect children, many girls from Paraguay's poorest communities must submit themselves to "criadazgo" in order to access formal education.
"There have been many stories of how crowdsourcing rescued many from challenges. But it is more exciting when a negative and hilarious meme is turned into a good tale..."
This Museum in a Protest Camp Documents the Struggles of Lumad Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines
"This museum is unlike modern or academic museums that tend to treat indigenous images and things merely as pretty relics for display,"
Initial results of the Bosnia and Herzegovina census shows that decades of nationalistic politics have entrenched ethnic and religious differences, reconfirming the ethnic cleansing 'gains' from the 1990s war.
"The problem is cultural. The solution, cultural."