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09 October 2015

Education International celebrates the International Day of the Girl Child

Education International marks International Day of the Girl Child, 11 October, by reaffirming the importance of education in empowering girls, and by highlighting the resolution on school-related gender-based violence adopted by its latest World Congress. More




08 October 2015

Arab teachers' unions establish new Arab Organization for Education

Education unions from twelve Arab countries met on 7 and 8 October in Beirut to establish a new Arab organisation to promote education quality, the status of teachers and democratic development in their countries. More




08 October 2015

Iran: intensified pressure on teacher unionists

Fourteen teacher unionists have been detained in a Tehran detention centre for a couple of hours on 7 October for scheduling a peaceful protest, and threatened to be arrested again if participating in the protest planned for 8 October. More




07 October 2015

Unprecedented joint statement calls for actions to end discrimination

Twelve United Nations’ agencies joined together in a call to action to end violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex adults, adolescents and children. More



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Education International is the voice of teachers and other education employees across the globe. A federation of 396 associations and unions in 171 countries and territories, it represents some 32.5 million educators and support professionals in education institutions from early childhood to university.

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