No paid paternity leave

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CURRENT EVENT | MARCH 25, 2014

No Paid Paternity Leave in U.S.

The United States is only one of three countries that does not support mandatory paid paternal leave, which often results in economic hardship for families. Examples from other countries show that paid family leave supports the economy and stronger families.

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Listening Comprehension Questions

  • What was one of Malala Yousafzai’s first experiences with the dangers of religious extremism?
  • After miraculously surviving her attack, what has Malala focused her work on?
  • What is the message that Malala is trying to send to those in power?
  • What does Malala want to do in the future?
  • What are the goals of Malala’s mission to support girls?

Discussion Themes

  • What is your opinion on Malala’s message about the power of education?
  • Why do you think that ISIS might want to silence people like Malala?

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