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Back to School for Some....But Not for All

Back to School for Some....But Not for All

5,000,000 Canadian children will head back to school this week to well-trained teachers, a holistic curriculum, the latest technology and new friends.  But almost 100,000,000 sub-Saharan children will not be stepping foot inside a school this year.  They face innumerable challenges to access a quality education such as early marriage, conflict situations, and gender norms.  Watch this slide show from the Global Partnership for Education to learn more about the many barriers children and young people around the world face this September when trying to access a quality education.

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Meet Gladys Arthur

Dec 11, 2019

During the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based  Violence, the Nobel Women’s Initiative is highlighting the lives of courageous human rights defenders.  Click here to meet Gladys Arthur... Read more

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