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Child Marriages Rob Girls of Health, Education and Jobs

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – While many brides are preparing for their big day, there are some weddings that should not be going ahead, and that’s child marriages. No girl should be robbed of her childhood, education, health and aspirations, yet millions are denied their rights each year when they are married as child brides.

MasterCard Inspires Indian Girls to STEM Studies

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – While the literacy rate among girls is getting better gradually in India, the gender gap still continues. When it comes to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, girls are significantly underrepresented in most parts of the country.

Coca-Cola International Water Initiatives to Benefit Four Million In Africa By 2020

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Currently, in all corners of the world, shortages of water and sanitation persist. As a result, countries have started to secure clean and safe water resources to protect their citizens against water-related disasters.

PwC’s “Earn Your Future” Recognised As A Game Changer For American Students

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – April is National Financial Capability Month in the States, aiming to give all Americans the tools to navigate the financial world and gain economic freedom to pursue their own dreams and pursuits. Whereever we may be in the world, being financially capable is essential for some of life's biggest transitions—paying for college, buying a home, saving for retirement.

The Role That Good Money Habits Play For Children

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – We need to encourage children, supported by their families, to learn about good money habits, especially in today’s complex financial world. T.

China’s New Bank To Fight Poverty With The World Bank

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – So far, more than 50 countries have either joined or applied to be members of the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). The bank's progress demonstrates China’s approach to shaping the Asia-Pacific region. The forming of the AIIB is a leading-edge geopolitical, economic story.

April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month: Make It Matter

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – These are stark, grim figures from the U.S government: an estimated 1,770 children were killed as a result of maltreatment in 2009, while a 2011 congressional report concluded the real number could be nearer 2,500. Disturbingly, America has one of the worst child abuse record in the industrialised world.

Plight of Women in Afghanistan Highlighted by Protests Against Murder

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – As we scan the Internet for global news, we read of the good news—breakthroughs in medicine, efforts to address climate change—and the bad news: war horrors, natural calamities and the like. One particular story may have caught your attention in the bad news department. Last month, Farkhunda, a young woman aged 27, was beaten to death by a crowd in central Kabul.

Tweens and Teens Who Skip Lunch: Nestlé Takes On A Nutritional Issue

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - We know food is our fuel, and that lunch raises our blood sugar level in the middle of the day, making better concentration for the rest of the afternoon possible. For children, this meal is even more important. This is when they get their vitamins and nutrients for the day; if they don’t get the supplements their bodies need, their mental and physical developments could suffer.

Recent China-Africa Health Roundtable: A Pivotal South-South Meeting

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – China is a superpower and the preferred partner of many governments in Africa, and is why last month’s 5th International Roundtable on China-Africa Health Collaboration in Beijing was a pivotal South-South meeting, exploring how Chinese and African resources and experiences can be leveraged to mutually supp

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