In the Media

Closing the Education Gender Gap (Project Syndicate)

Closing the Education Gender Gap (Project Syndicate)

From the article:On this International Day of the Girl, the number of girls not attending school, despite having fallen by 40% since 2000, still stands at 130 million. This represents both a moral and a practical failing, because girls are not receiving the education...
The Rohingya Children of Karachi

The Rohingya Children of Karachi

From the article: Areeba is a Rohingya belonging to a migrant family from Myanmar. Her ancestors escaped from their land when it was Burma. They ran for their lives during the vicious recurrent cycles of purges against them as a minority group. Areeba was born in...
A Double Betrayal for Refugee Children (Project Syndicate)

A Double Betrayal for Refugee Children (Project Syndicate)

From the article: Last year, the Education Cannot Wait fund was created to close the education-financing gap for refugee children and ensure that the necessary resources are available when disaster strikes. It was a heartening development, but the harsh reality is...
Investing in Africa’s education (CNBC Africa)

Investing in Africa’s education (CNBC Africa)

Speaking with CNBC Africa, Commissioner and former President of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete makes clear that countries “cannot develop without education” and that the G20’s decision to back the breakthrough International Finance Facility for Education...