In many parts of the world today, being born female means a life of hardship and poverty. In this two-part story, Emily interviews Betsy Teutsch. She has written a book about 100 tools that can help empower woman around the world. In flag facts, Eric gives the history of California's state flag, and Christin discusses a study technique that is sure to work. Other segments include the flipped classroom, wild and wacky laws, and a great place to improve leadership skills. Part of the "Teen Kids News" series.