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For Children of War, We Must Provide Education

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 12.10.2014 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

Damascus was a beautiful city full of generous people who seemed charmed by my attempts at Arabic and eager to show me their city and country. Then came the Iraq war. I had to leave in March 2003 and I never made it back.

Are You #UpForSchool?

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 11.24.2014 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

Nothing will change for the most vulnerable in our world without pressure. This is clearly true for education as well, because though we have made progress, here we are with just over a year to go and 58 million children around the world are still denied even a basic education.

The Countdown Starts Now

Sarah Brown | Posted 10.18.2014 | Impact
Sarah Brown

Despite significant progress allowing tens of millions of children to enroll into school at the start of the millennium, a recent estimate suggested that at the current rate we must wait until 2086 for the last girl to have a primary education in Africa.

This Campaign Works Toward #SafeSchools for All Children

Gordon Brown | Posted 08.16.2014 | World
Gordon Brown

With an initial $10 million from the Nigerian government and another $10 million from the Nigerian business community, we are launching a Safe Schools Initiative. It is designed to secure worldwide support for a basic right - that children should be able to go to school without fear.

How Boko Haram Loses

Chernor Bah | Posted 08.15.2014 | Impact
Chernor Bah

Young people around the world are responding in a defiant manner: mobilizing for education in a way that has never before been seen and calling for world leaders to respond urgently to the global education crisis.