malala yousafzai

Apple is helping bring education to girls in Brazil

Forty students learning how to code in a classroom on the third floor of Pontifical Catholic University in downtown Rio de Janierio got an unusual assignment Friday: Nobel Prize winner Malala Yousafzai stopped by to ask if they might help her ensure girls around the world have access to quality education.

Canada, partners commit billions to girls' education

Canada, with the help of some of its G7 partner countries, spearheaded an effort to provide $3.8 billion in education for some of the world's poorest girls and women, the BBC reported. Announced Saturday at the G7 summit in Quebec,…