Education

10-year-old Turkish girl Talya Özdemir becomes youngest person ever to address the UN

DAILY SABAH ISTANBUL Published February 11, 2017 AA Photo Talya Özdemir, a 10-year-old Turkish girl became the youngest person to address the United Nations General Assembly on the momentous occasion of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Speaking at the panel titled ‘Gender, Science and Sustainable Development: The […]

Do imams need Swiss training?

MUSLIMS IN SWITZERLAND By Peter Siegenthaler FEB 8, 2017  How does an imam understand young Muslims’ lives in Switzerland if he only spends a few years in the country and doesn’t speak one of the national languages? (Keystone) Many imams at Swiss mosques spend only a few years in Switzerland, […]

Muslim educational attainment

1. Muslim educational attainment Among the world’s major religious groups, Muslims have made some of the greatest gains in educational achievement in recent decades. The share of Muslim adults (ages 25 and older) with at least some formal schooling has risen by 25 percentage points in the past three generations, […]

As Aleppo burns, we need to face the dark truth about where our foreign aid actually goes

Foreign aid is a bargaining chip with developing countries, securing contracts for British oil, finance, infrastructure and military contractors, often structured via British tax havens, from the City of London Joel Benjamin For Syrian civilians in Aleppo, caught in a brutal civil war since 2011 with relentless shelling, barrel bombs […]