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01 December 2015

Global pledge launched to end child slavery

The Global March Against Child Labour is rallying its partners around the world to mark tomorrow’s International Day for the Abolition of Slavery to free the millions of children forced to work. More




30 November 2015

South Korean trade unions mobilise against government attacks

Trade unions from across the country are banding together in a call for peaceful mass demonstrations after the government cracked down on a labour law protest rally in November, resulting in major arrests and injuries. More




27 November 2015

Germany: global partners demand more education funds for development

In a letter to the German minister for development, the members of German coalition for the Global Campaign for Education are pushing for a bolder engagement and higher financing of education in the context of development aid. More



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26 November 2015

Disadvantaged pupils strongly impacted by cuts in education, say UK education unionists

Teachers unions have commented on the Sutton Trust "Background to Success" report on disadvantaged pupils, stressing that austerity measures affecting school funding make it extremely difficult for students from poorer communities to access quality education. More



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