Twice as Many Girls as Boys Will Not Go To School

According to the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), about sixteen million girls from the ages of six to eleven will not have the chance to attend school. UNESCO says that about eight million boys, half the amount…

United Nations Urges Action Against Child Statelessness

A new UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) study has determined that children who are stateless see themselves as “alien,” “invisible,” and “worthless.” The UNHCR is urging countries to allow stateless children to become citizens and to abolish laws that allow…