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An Unprecedented Movement for Education
Hundreds of activists from the education movement around the world are gathering this week in Nepal for the World Assembly of the Global Campaign for Education (GCE). This is an unprecedented...
Monday, November 12, 2018 - 10:45
Double Taxation Agreements Mean Big Costs for Developing Countries
By Chisomo Manthalu, ActionAid Malawi & Andrew Chikowore, ActionAid Tanzania.Many Double Taxation Treaties are leading to the loss of potential tax revenue because they excessively limit...
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 14:03
How to achieve quality education for all and Leave No One Behind
In every country where we work, using a rights-based analysis of schools in order to guide national education policy, the budget for education has been either not sufficient or not effectively...
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 15:46
Supporting girls to achieve their dreams
As we join the rest of the world in celebrating International Day of the Girl under the theme With Her: A Skilled GirlForce, my thoughts are with those millions of girls globally who have...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 14:23
Promoting quality education through progressive domestic resource mobilisation 2015-2017
4 May 2018
The Promoting Quality Education through Progressive Domestic Resource Mobilisation project is an education and tax justice project funded by NORAD; it involved six different countries: Ethiopia,...
Making tax work for girls’ education: How and why governments can reduce tax incentives to invest more in girls’ education.
26 Jan 2018
We are launching these documents at the Global Partnership for Education replenishment meeting in Senegal in February 2018. The Global Partnership for Education has set an important example in...
Reflections on the World Development Report: Learning to realise education's promise
The World Bank still has much to learn.The World Bank has published its first ever World Development Report (WDR) on education (‘LEARNING To Realise Education’s Promise’), helping to make the case...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 14:47
The effects of privatisation on girls’ access to free, quality public education in Malawi, Mozambique, Liberia, Tanzania and Nepal
7 Sep 2017
This report shows how the right to education in Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Nepal is undermined by the low quality of public education. Governments have a duty to ensure the right to...
Tax, privatisation and the right to education: Influencing education financing and tax policy to transform children’s lives.
1 Sep 2017
The current report is the synthesis of the participatory research carried out as part of the Tax, Privatisation and Right to Education multi country project, and is based on the national reports...
Out of Pocket: how much are parents paying for public education that should be free?
9 Aug 2017
According to international human rights law, primary education should be free of charge, and secondary education should be made progressively free. Yet in many developing countries education is...