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Field Notes from Nepal

Field Notes from Nepal

I recently had a chance to spend few days with our partner organisations in Nepal in last week of October 2018, who graciously agreed to host my visit to the country. This blog is meant to applaud the amazing work they are doing to advocate for and protect children’s rights,

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What We Would All Be Missing

What We Would All Be Missing

*This article has been written by Chairperson of Global March Against Child Labour, Timothy Ryan and was published in Thomson Reuters Foundation News.

In February, 40 organizations convened a brainstorming workshop at a conference center south of London focused on a new development goal adopted by the United Nations:

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Education in the Time of War: Harnessing the Potential of SDG 4

Education in the Time of War: Harnessing the Potential of SDG 4

Education is not just a fundamental human right, but also an enabling right – essential for the exercise of individuals and communities at different levels. It plays a significant role in supporting survival, growth, development and well-being of nations and its children. Enhanced investment in education also contributes to higher

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Moving Beyond Primary Education to End Child Labour

Moving Beyond Primary Education to End Child Labour

Far too many children, adolescents and youth (264.3 million) are currently out of school due to a number of factors relating to their living conditions, financial constraints and social adversities. Education is a key to end this roadblock, escape poverty, end child labour and lead a life of dignity. However,

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Children of the Fields: Child Labour in Agriculture

Children of the Fields: Child Labour in Agriculture

Child labour has been a prolonged issue for the better part of this century, especially in the field of agriculture, where unlike the service industry there is a lack of effective rules and regulations to guard against children being employed in farms and fields. While the number of child labourers

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In Conflicts and Disasters, Protect Children from Child Labour

In Conflicts and Disasters, Protect Children from Child Labour

Around the world 535 million children are living in countries affected by conflicts and disasters. One out of every four children is a victim of conflicts and displacement crises in countries already struggling with poverty, malnutrition, armed conflict and the impacts of natural disasters. Lake Chad Basin, South Sudan, the

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The Human Right That Keeps on Giving

The Human Right That Keeps on Giving

Op-ed by Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Laureate & Commissioner at International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity
NEW DELHI – In Côte d’Ivoire, I once met a boy working on a cocoa farm whose only dream was someday to taste the rich brown chocolate he helped produce. And in Pakistan,

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