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Lifestyle 04 Mar 2014 | 4:05 PM

'We cannot close our eyes': Pakistani girls get groundbreaking sex ed class

In a poverty-stricken village in deeply conservative rural Pakistan, Muslim girls are getting the chance to protect and defend their bodies with a controversial sex education project.

Lifestyle 31 Dec 2012 | 12:00 AM

Treat boys and girls the same

Menambigai Kurupatham says that boys and girls should be treated equally. If girls have to adhere to certain rules, like coming home early, boys should have the same rules, too!

Education 22 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

Investing in educating girls in India

LONDON: An innovative financial tool aimed at increasing the number of girls in school in India and improving education has exceeded its targets, triggering a large payout, said the investor UBS Optimus Foundation.

AseanPlus News 05 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Left-behind girls struggle to receive education

“LEFT-BEHIND” girls in rural China, whose parents have moved from their hometown in search of work in cities and towns, have a smaller chance of attending school than their male counterparts, due, in part, to a long-held perception that men are entitled to more privileges than women, according to a recent research.

AseanPlus News 17 Jul 2016 | 12:00 AM

Don’t neglect teen girls

THE theme of World Population Day this year fit Thailand like a glove. It was “Investing in teenage girls”. Those who conceived it clearly realised the immense benefits that accrue from empowering young women, not least of which, as national leaders around the globe have stressed, is achieving the shared goal of sustainable development.

Bangladesh 19 Apr 2017 | 12:49 AM

Bangladesh trains teenage girls to fight cyber crime

Dhaka (AFP) - Bangladesh on Tuesday began training thousands of teenage girls to fight cyber crime, citing an "alarming" rise in social media-related abuses mostly targeting adolescents.

AseanPlus News 11 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Professor suggests boys start school after girls

A professor has suggested that boys should start school one or two years later than girls, which has heated up debate on tolerance and discrimination in the education system.

Why Not? 23 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Girls rock the field

At a time when there is a great stink in Malaysian football there comes a fresh breath of air in the sport – from little girls who have embraced the sport.

AseanPlus News 27 Nov 2014 | 2:32 PM

India‘raped’ girls found hanging killed selves

NEW DELHI: Two girls found hanging earlier this year in northern India committed suicide and were not gang-raped and murdered as previously thought, the country’ top policing agency said Thursday.

Hockey 26 Apr 2018 | 12:00 AM

Our boys and girls get off to flying start in Asian Youth Olympic qualifiers

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian boys’ and girls’ teams got off to a flying start in the Asian Youth Olympic hockey qualifiers in Bangkok.