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Heavily armed Boko Haram Islamists kidnapped more than 100 girls from a school in northeast Nigeria, sparking a search by soldiers to track down the attackers, a security source and witnesses said.
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After free bicycles, the Nitish Kumar government on Monday announced distribution of sanitary napkins among girls in government schools in an effort to check their drop out rate and to impart a lesson in health and hygiene.
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With a view to protecting girls from abuse, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation has proposed a counselling programme for school girls to help them differentiate between a "good" and "bad" touch.
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Police said the girls lied to the owner of the lodge, saying they had come to participate in the ongoing district sports tournament.
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Five school girls, aged 11 to 14 years, studying in separate schools here have allegedly gone missing, police said on Wednesday.
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The Government of Haryana has announced a rebate of 200 rupees on power bills every two months.
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Girls in 14 schools in the national capital will soon be trained in self-defence as part of a programme organised jointly by Delhi Police and a power distribution company.
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In Malala Yousafzai`s home town in Pakistan, schoolfriends hope to see her win the Nobel Peace Prize this week -- but they dream in secret, under pressure from a society deeply ambivalent about the teenage activist.
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Twenty girl students from Jammu and Kashmir, who are on a `Bharat Darshan` tour organised by the Border Security Force (BSF) visited the Gujarat state assembly here today and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
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An al Qaeda front group in Syria says girls in a village it controls will not be allowed to attend school unless they wear Islamic clothing, a monitoring group said on Saturday.
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Activists have accused Muhammad Rasyid of promoting sexual violence against women after he suggested the plan.
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A UK school has banned skirts for girls as young as nine citing concerns over shrinking hemlines and the pupils appearing very "unladylike".
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