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There are many Roma children that are misplaced into special education schools or misdiagnosed with mental disabilities due to racial discrimination.

Morgan Selander, Emily Walter
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The rates of substance abuse among college students in the United States have risen significantly over the last 2 decades. Drugs such as alcohol, marijuana, prescription pills, and others are becoming more popular on campuses around the country, impacting students' education, causing addiction, and leading to long-term health problems.

Sam Lofgran
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Illiteracy affects a person's ability to fully participate in and contribute to the world around them. About 18% of the US adult population is functionally illiterate.

Chloe Haderlie, Alyssa Clark
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Over 77% of children living in Cambodian orphanages have at least one living parent. The most common reason that parents send their children to live in institutions is because they do not have the money to provide for their material and educational needs.

Madison Coleman
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Menstrual hygiene management is the processes and resources surrounding menstruation, including the knowledge, products, and social norms associated with it. For many adolescent girls in Kenya, MHM is a serious and impactful issue.

Kelsey Sampson
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Female students experience a lack of gender equality in Ghana’s educational system despite the important reform already made. As a result of practices confounded by social norms, which tend to see female education as less valuable, girls' lack of access to education leads to greater negative economic and health consequences.

Shelby Hunt , Andrew Wirkus
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The average female literacy rate throughout the world is 79.9%, while for men it is 89.2%. India lingers behind at 62.3% for women as compared to 80% for men.

Jenna Cook
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Venezuela is experiencing an extreme shortage in medicine, supplies, and equipment that is necessary to prevent, diagnose, and treat health conditions.

Valerie Bittleston
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The high cost of schooling, inadequately trained teachers, family’s educational background, migration of parents to cities, and the economic inequality between the rural and urban areas all contribute to a lower caliber of education in rural provinces.

Mollie Bradley
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The United States is decreasing the amount of refugees they will accept. The new administrative policy will only allow 18,000 refugees into the United States annually, which decreases the previous amount by more than half.

Chloe Vincent
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