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The Relation Between Gender Egalitarian Values and Gender Differences in Academic Achievement

…The main conclusion of our study of 74 countries is that gender egalitarian values seem to play a role in shaping gender differences in academic achievement that has not been documented in previous research. A prior study of 2003 PISA data found that the relative mathematics achievement of boys vs. girls tended to be lower in countries with more gender egalitarian values. In stark contrast to this finding, our analysis of a much larger dataset found that, regardless of academic domain, the relative achievement of boys vs. girls tended to be higher in countries with more gender egalitarian values. By comparison, measures of gender equality in opportunities had no clear independent effect on gender differences in academic achievement. Cultural values are pervasive and could influence …more:frontiersin

Today, Some of The Non-Muslim Countries Lead the world in Islamic values!

Ireland embodies Islamic beliefs, according to surveyThe Koran’s teachings are better represented in Western societies than in Islamic countries, which have failed to embrace the values of their own faith in politics, business, law and society, a leading academic at George Washington University has said. A study of 208 countries and territories has found that the top countries in both economic achievement and social values are Ireland, Demark, Luxembourg and New Zealand. Britain also ranks in the top ten…more:  telegraph

Fight for American Values

Tonight we fight for American values at airports all across this country. I’m at Logan Airport tonight to say: our diversity makes our country strong. We will not allow a Muslim ban in the United States of America. #NoBanNoWall #nomuslimban

American Stand for America’s Core Values: “SLO County residents come together to support local Muslims”

“These words stand for things I believe in and it seemed like a good opportunity to represent these values and support our diverse community,” said resident Will Jones, whose sign read: “Peace. Love. Compassion. Acceptance. No more fear.” Community and business leaders, local residents and members of other faith communities gathered in the mosque’s courtyard after the afternoon prayer had ended, some clutching homemade signs and holding them up high to face the constant stream of traffic on Walnut Street…MORE:

Anti-extremism drive puts British values at risk, says police chief

 

David Cameron in LutonDavid Cameron and Theresa May’s crackdown on extremism risks undermining the British values ministers want to protect, according to the most senior police chief in charge of anti-radicalisation.

Sir Peter Fahy, chief constable of Greater Manchester police, told the Guardian that the government’s latest plans could be counterproductive, coming at a time when Muslims in the UK feel increasingly alienated….more:  theguardian

Muslim Prof: West Leads the World in ‘Islamic Values’

Are non-Muslim countries more Islamic than Muslim countries? That is what Hossein Askari, an Iranian-brtr1j5cworn professor of International Business and International Affairs at George Washington University, believes. Askari says Ireland “leads the world in Islamic values as Muslim states lag.” After studying 208 countries and territories he found that the top countries in both economic achievement and social values are Ireland, Demark, Luxembourg and New Zealand. Britain also ranks in the top ten.  The first Muslim-majority nation is Malaysia ranking at 33, while the only other state in the top 50 is Kuwait at 48….more  frontpagemag

An exclusive poll for Sky News has found that 71% of Muslims in the UK say that the values of British society are compatible with those of Islam.

In an unprecedented venture, Sky News commissioned an opinion poll by Survation into what Muslims and non-Muslims think about a range of issues including radicalisation, security concerns, political uncertainty, a rise in hate crimes and growing prejudice.

We asked 1,000 Muslims and 1,000 non-Muslims to share their opinions and found that, whileTwo women spoken to by Sky News for the Survation poll into Muslim and non-Muslim attitudes most Muslims saw their religion as being in step with British values, 16% did not.

The results showed that younger Muslims were more likely to see their values aligned to those of Britain, with 73% of those aged 18 to 34 agreeing, compared to 71% of those aged over 55. Male Muslims were also more likely to agree – with 78% versus the female figure of 64%. …..mor news.sky