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20 November 2014

Universal children's day: a long way ahead

Today marks the 25th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child - a defining moment in history, when for the first time, all children around the world were viewed as human beings with their own set of rights, including the right to a quality education. More



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19 November 2014

Nobel laureate in the UK to launch #UpForSchool petition

The streets of London will be buzzing more than usual today as Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi joins hundreds of youth activists and VIPs for A World at School’s #UpForSchool youth rally. More




19 November 2014

Urgent appeal: take action against child slavery

More than five million children in the world are forced to work as slaves, with working days reaching 18 hours per day. The right to education is just one of many human rights that they are deprived of. More



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18 November 2014

Son of NEA member slain by Islamic State

The latest act of violence committed by ISIS has left one family and member of the National Education Association in mourning following the killing of their son and aid worker in Syria. More



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