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UN: School Girls in Dozens of Countries Subject to Regular Attacks

A new study finds millions of girls in at least 70 countries are subjected to widespread attacks that are occurring with increasing regularity to prevent them from receiving an education.  The report by the United Nations Human Rights Office finds schools and infrastructure in 24 of these countries also are used for military purposes.   While celebrating the achievements of the past two decades in ensuring that millions of girls around the world have access to education, the...

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