Schoolgirls in Kabul, Afghanistan.
After 20 years in Afghanistan and many promises made, the U.S. does hold responsibility for Afghans’ fate, including their human right to access education.
Zimbabwe’s amended education act seeks to protect, respect and fulfil the right to education for all children.
Zimbabwe’s Education Amendment Act of 2020 is a step in the right direction, but more still needs to be done.
Under international human rights law, scaling back the quality of the education provided to children and youth ought to be avoided.
If returning to in-person instruction is truly impossible for public health reasons, policy makers must make large financial expenditures on quality and accessible distance education.
The child’s right to be heard applies to private schools just as it does to state schools.
A Constitutional Court ruling sheds light on the relationship between private schools and children’s constitutional rights.
A chicotte (a whip with rubber bands) lies alongside a teacher’s materials in the CAR. Violence is common in classrooms.
The most effective way to provide children in the CAR with access to education is to aim interventions at them directly.
Children who aren’t South African citizens struggle to access affordable health and education.
South Africa is violating its own Constitution, and international obligations when it comes to undocumented children.
Damage to Al Quds campus in the Abu Deis suburb of Jerusalem following an October raid.
Classes at Al-Quds University have been disrupted by violence, but students are still struggling to learn.
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