Parce qu’ils sont accablés par la pauvreté ou par tradition, certains parents au Burkina Faso n’hésitent pas à marier leurs filles très tôt. Parfois aussi, l’honneur de la famille est lié à la…

Samira Ouedraogo |

Beset by poverty or pressured by tradition, some parents in Burkina Faso do not think twice about marrying off their daughters when they are very young. In some instances also, the honor of the…

Samira Ouedraogo |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Nearly four in 10 girls marry each year before their 18th birthday, many of them becoming mothers at a young age.…

Hafez Ghanem |

L'Afrique subsaharienne est la région du monde où la prévalence des mariages d’enfants est la plus élevée : près de quatre filles sur dix se marient avant leur 18e anniversaire et nombre d…

Hafez Ghanem |

A África Subsaariana tem uma das mais elevadas taxa de casamentos infantis do mundo. Quase quatro em cada 10 raparigas casam todos anos antes de completarem 18 anos, e muitas delas são mães numa…

Hafez Ghanem |

The Chinese word for MOOC is ... MOOC If you want to see the future of online education, lots of people will tell you to head out to Silicon Valley or New York City or Cambridge (either of them)…

Michael Trucano |

consider this picture MOOCs -- massively open online courses of the sort that can simultaneously enroll thousands, even tens of thousands, of learners simultaneously -- have been a hot topic of…

Michael Trucano |

there's something electric on the horizon in Turkey Uruguay. Peru. The U.S. State of Maine. South Korea. Portugal. A number of places around the world have made very large, (hopefully)…

Michael Trucano |

tablets loom increasingly large on the horizon in many places [also available in Thai] Recent headlines from places as diverse as Kenya ("6, 000 primary schools picked for free laptop project…

Michael Trucano |

young men on the move in Bobo-Dioulasso A delegation of French businesses, together with some of their African partners, visited the World Bank last month to share lessons emerging from their…

Michael Trucano |