Right to Education

Ideas Worth Sharing: Commissioner Amel Karboul at TED

Ideas Worth Sharing: Commissioner Amel Karboul at TED

In September 2017, Commissioner Amel Karboul presented at the TED@BCG event in Milan, and we’re thrilled that her talk is now featured on TED.com. In her talk, Dr. Karboul describes a dire education crisis: Today, more than a quarter of a billion children...
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...