Educating girls increases developing countries' income growth and results in health and security payoffs for them and their families.
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GE's joint venture with Tata Consultancy Services in Riyadh has brought many women into the Saudi workforce as the kingdom seeks to diversify its economy.
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Journalists are threatened worldwide more than ever before, yet a free press is key to a healthy, equitable society.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai is now a U.N. Messenger of Peace, the highest honor bestowed by the U.N. chief on a global citizen.