Faranaaz Veriava - @SECTION27news
Tuesday, 14 February, 2017
On the 15 February 2017, a partnership of civil society organisations that have been involved in rights-based struggles for access to a quality basic education will launch a Basic Education Rights... Read more
Bill Van Esveld - @billvanesveld, Elin Martinez - @Martinez_Elin, Bassam Khawaja - @Bassam_Khawaja
Wednesday, 21 December, 2016
Amin, 18, became a refugee when his family fled Syria for Lebanon five years ago. He has not set foot in school since. With his father unable to get legal status or work, responsibility for... Read more
Erica Murphy - @RTEProject
Monday, 25 July, 2016
Tanzania has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world. According to the UN Population Fund, 37% of girls are married by age eighteen. In Tanzania, as in many other countries, child... Read more
Elin Martinez - @Martinez_Elin
Monday, 14 December, 2015
Have you ever heard children telling you they want their education to stop when they reach the end of primary school?I have interviewed hundreds of children in many countries and not a single one of... Read more
Elin Martinez - @Martinez_Elin
Thursday, 21 May, 2015
The World Education Forum, one of the most important and decisive global meetings on education, is taking place in South Korea this week, 15 years after the first global framework of action on six '... Read more
Fons Coomans
Friday, 10 October, 2014
The world was shocked by the kidnapping of almost 300 schoolgirls and attacks on schools in the state of Borno in the Northern part of Nigeria by fighters from the Boko Haram armed group. It became... Read more
Fatou L. Juwara, 16 years old, in class, in Gambia
Angela Melchiorre
Friday, 25 July, 2014
As I read a news piece about a six-year-old girl raped in her school, I must admit my confidence in human rights and human beings is shaken. This crime in India adds to a series of violations of... Read more