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    India: urgent action on violence against women

    Education International

    Following brutal gang-rape and murder of a female medical student in New Delhi last December, the EI South Asian Women’s Network (SWN) has issued a statement on violence against women in India.

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    EI condemns murder of Tunisian political leader

    Education International

    EI strongly condemns the killing of Chokri Belaïd, a secular Tunisian political leader. In December 2012, the headquarters of the Union Générale Tunisienne du Travail (UGTT) union federation were attacked, and there were a series of violent repressions of demonstrations in Tunis and across the country.

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    Ireland: unions rally for debt burden to be lifted

    Education International

    EI affiliates in Ireland are taking part in a day of action organised by the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) this Saturday, 9 February. The protest will call for the €64 billion bank debt burden on Ireland to be lifted. It will take place simultaneously in Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford and Sligo.

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    UEN congratulates the Sámi people on their Day

    Education International

    On 6 February, the Sámi National Day, or Sámi Álbmotbeaivi (Sámi People’s Day), was celebrated throughout Sámpi, the land of the Indigenous Sami in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. This is the date of the first Sámi gathering in 1917 in Trondheim, Norway.

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    EI calls on UN to put education on the agenda

    Education International

    EI has called on the UN High Level Panel (HLP) on the Post-2015 Development Agenda to include education in the new development framework. The call was made at the 3rd meeting of the HLP, held in Monrovia, Liberia, from 30 January to 1 February 2013.

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