Religious People

Research reveals students in more religious countries perform worse in science and mathematics

Research, published this week in the academic journal Intelligence, suggests that more religious countries have a lower educational performance in science and mathematics.  Furthermore, levels of national development and time spent on religious education played a role in students’ attainment. The research was led by Gijsbert Stoet, Professor of Psychology at Leeds Beckett, alongside David Geary, Curators’ […]

Gender Equality and Development

  The World Bank’s annual report World Development Report 2012: Gender Equality and Development published on  September 19th  surprises by its findings, particularly when reporting  4 million excess of female deaths worldwide: “4 million girls and women are missing in developing countries as compared with their counterparts in developed countries” said Robert Zoellick, President of […]