Education

Failure of girls’ education could cost the world $30 trillion per year, the World Bank said

Nearly 132 million girls aged 6 to 17 are not educated. The failure to allow girls...

Women’s leadership is critical to the future of Niger

After meeting with the Nigerien president, Mahamadou Issoufu, on Saturday, Amina Mohammed,...

New report finds significant improvements to living conditions in Myanmar

A joint report conducted by the Central Statistical Organization, the UNDP, and the...

We need to ‘step up to the plate’ and increase support for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

UN Secretary- General António Guterres and World Bank Group President Jim Yong...

Historic investment into female education announced

At the G7 Summit last week Canada, the European Union, Germany, Japan, the United...

Gates Foundation launches a $68 million education initiative

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched a new global education initiative...

EU commits 10% of aid spend to education in emergencies

The European Union has set new targets to spend 10% of its humanitarian aid to education...

Invest in education and roads to increase food security, says FAO

The World Food Programme’s latest findings reveal that completing an extra year...

Only 1% of aid funding is spent on pre-primary education despite its recognised importance

A new report by charity TheirWorld has revealed that pre-primary education receives...

“It is time to make refugee girls’ education a priority” says UNHCR

A new report by UNHCR titled ‘Her Turn’ reveals that refugee girls are...

Child marriage has fallen by 15% in the last decade

UNICEF has announced that the number of child marriages has declined significantly...

It’s World Book Day, but millions of children worldwide still cannot read

Today, 1st March 2018, marks World Book Day in the United Kingdom; however 250 million...

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