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Ban Ki-moon's new education initiative must emphasise teaching and targets
As presidents and prime ministers gather in New York at the UN General Assembly, secretary general Ban Ki-moon has launched an unprecedented special initiative called Education First. This is driven...
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 01:00
Millennium Development Goals
Visiting Bawana, our urban poverty project in Delhi, India
As a foreigner, the urban poverty of India is noticeable on many of Delhi’s vibrant main streets, and even more on the quieter side streets where street vendors sell food, drink and all manner of...
Monday, August 13, 2012 - 10:31
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Youths: Are they equipped to be drivers of change?
I find myself lost between a rock and a hard place when I have to articulate issues’ regarding the youth. Being a youth in this generation comes with a lot of opportunities and challenges but in a...
Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 13:00
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International Youth Day 2012
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ActionAid Afghanistan is driven by the human rights based organizational ethics as outlined in the ActionAid International strategy paper (2012-2017).
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People's Action in Practice
20 Jul 2012
For now you can download the new resource bookPeople’s Action in Practice as a whole or in parts. The full document is 230 pages. Part One of People’s Action in Practice outlines key concepts....
1 Apr 2006
outline of the relationship between teachers' unions and civil society.
Making the grade: A model national policy for the prevention, management and elimination of violence against girls in schoo
1 Jun 2009
This model policy is aimed at prevention, management and – in the long term – elimination of violence against girls in schools. This will help ensure girls’ access to school, as ...
Toolkit on Education Financing
30 Oct 2009
This toolkit, with its related resources, aims to help education activists reinforce their advocacy and campaign work on education financing. It aims to give practical information in an...