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11. – EDUCATION

SOUTH SUDAN / BACK TO LEARNING

The 'Back to Learning' campaign, which was launched in Juba today by UNICEF and the President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit, will reach out-of-school children in all 10 states, including areas currently engulfed in conflict. UNMISS

19 Feb 2015 | Read More »

OHCHR / ATTACKS ON SCHOOL GIRLS

A new United Nations Human Rights Report said attacks on girls accessing education have been on the rise in the past five years, in 70 countries. OHCHR

9 Feb 2015 | Read More »

EGYPT / FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

UNDP advocated against the practice of female genital mutilation back in 2003 and in 2008, a law was passed to criminalize the practice. UNDP

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

MOZAMBIQUE / PRESCHOOL EDUCATION

A project in Mozambique aims at creating more preschools in the country, as project surveys reveal that early education put children in a better position to succeed later in life. WORLD BANK

23 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UNICEF / PUBLIC EDUCATION

According to a new UNICEF report poorest students receive up to 18 times less public education resources than the wealthiest. UNICEF

22 Jan 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA SCHOOLS REOPENING

Schools have reopened today in Guinea, three months after the start of the school year was delayed because of the Ebola outbreak. Safiatou Sampou and her brother Moussa woke up at daybreak, making sure that they would have time to prepare and make it to school on time. During their extended vacation they kept up with [...]

19 Jan 2015 | Read More »

CAR / EDUCATION

Joint efforts of UNICEF, the Global Partnership for Education, different NGO's and the Ministry of Education has resulted reopening of 247 schools in Central African Republic with 30 in the capital, Bangui, alone. Nzangogna Elementary School, which was used as a base by the Seleka armed group, was looted of all its school materials. UNICEF

16 Jan 2015 | Read More »

UN / STATE OF WORLD POPULATION

The 1.8 billion adolescents worldwide – more than ever before in human history – can help to propel their countries' economies, provided that Governments invest in education, health care and jobs for them, a new report released today by the United Nations shows. UNIFEED – UNTV

18 Nov 2014 | Read More »

HAITI / GIRLS VOCATIONAL TRAINING

Adolescent women in Haiti are finding inspiration and jobs through a project that trains them in fields previously allotted only to men.  The women now have incomes, and the skills needed to help their tiny nation, still suffering the effects of the 2010 earthquake. WORLD BANK

5 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SOMALIA / UNIVERSITY REOPENS

Tucked amidst the rubble that serves as a stark reminder of the fierce battles that were fought in the streets of Somalia's capital are five newly refurbished buildings. They house Somalia's National University, which recently welcomed a fresh batch of students for the first time in 23 years. AU  UN IST

27 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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