The courage, poise, and wisdom of Malala Yousafzai, the girl who was shot by the Taliban for advocating girls' education in Pakistan, has captured the hearts and minds of Westerners. While Western girls may take their education for granted, in the Muslim world, girls must cross cultural and religious barriers to attend school. Here are five snapshots of girls' education in the Muslim world. [Editor's note: The original headline and text incorrectly said "Arab world" instead of the Muslim world.]
The more than 300,000 Filipinos who live in southern California are holding auctions and sponsoring events such as 5K walks in the wake of typhoon Haiyan. Here are ways that you can contribute to the relief efforts, too.
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