child marriage

October 12, 2013
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Betrothed Before Birth

This story is part of the line-up to commemorate International Day of the Girl Child. It originally appeared on the World Vision blog site on 11 October 2013. Today, join us in celebrating the U.N.’s International Day of the Girl …View More  > 

July 22, 2013
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Who is Out of School and Why?

This blog originally appeared in the WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) blog site on 22 July 2013. By Josephine Bourne, Associate Director for Education, UNICEF There are 57 million children out of school – over half will go to school …View More  > 

June 6, 2013
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The Realities of Child Marriage

This blog post originally appeared on the Global Education First Initiative website on 6 June 2013. By Bertheline Nina Tchangoue (Cameroon), Member, Global Education First Initiative Youth Advocacy Group Maimouna’s story I will never forget this sad story that happened …View More  > 

October 10, 2012
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International Day of the Girl: Girls’ Rights are Human Rights

Education is hope and dignity. Education is growth and empowerment. Education is the basic building block of every society and a pathway out of poverty.” -United Nations Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon By Nora Fyles, Head of UNGEI Secretariat October 11 marks …View More  > 

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