In Bonn, more than 300 adult students are trying to get their high school diplomas. Silvie Kohlhas is one of them. The office worker wants to go to university to study business psychology, so she's hitting the books after her workday.
Malala Yousafzai, a teenage Pakistani activist who was shot by the Taliban for advocating girls' right to education, has won this year's Nobel Peace Prize. But does she really deserve it? DW looks at the reasons.
Girls growing up in rural Ghana often lack the self-confidence of their peers in urban areas, which can put them at a disadvantage in later life. Gender activists are trying to help.
Thousands of students protested in London on Wednesday against hikes in tuition fees for university students. Sporadic scuffling was reported, with police saying 11 people were detained.
The brutal attack on a military-run school in Peshawar killing scores of children proves that even conservative Islamic countries like Pakistan cannot escape the threat of militant Islamism, says DW's Florian Weigand.
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