Seeds of Peace International Camp

Girl Talk at This Camp Personalizes the Headlines

Campers from Pakistan, Afghanistan and India didn’t open up at first. But after they heard me voicing my own complaints they realized I wasn’t going to look down at them or depict the U.S. as a perfect place for girls and women. That’s when the sharing began.

Malala Yousafzai addresses members of the European Parliament.

Nigeria Kidnapping, Malala Shooting Rouses Teens

The kidnapping of schoolgirls in Nigeria and the shooting of Malala Yousafzai have spurred some U.S. teens to activism and generosity. Others find the news too terrible and hard to solve.

Dangers to Female Journalists Get Added Up

A month-long survey of female journalists about the dangers they face on assignment just ended and will be the basis of safety remedies designed by UNESCO. Two days after it launched, a 22-year-old photojournalist was gang raped while on assignment in Mumbai.