Category Archives: right to education

The Chilean students are back for more: protesting for education equality

For the third time in the past 12 years, Chilean students are back on the streets calling for equality in education. This time they are protesting a decision taken by the Constitutional Tribunal to overturn the Higher Education Law, which … Continue reading

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Learning InEquality: An equality law approach to Education for All

Camilla Alonzo, Legal and Programmes Officer, Equal Rights Trust, an independent international organisation whose objective is to combat discrimination and advance equality as a fundamental human rights and a basic principle of social justice The statistics regarding the number of … Continue reading

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Youth leaders assemble at the UN for the SDGs

The ingenuity, resolve and enthusiasm of young leaders is vital for sustainable development. Over 1000 youth leaders from over 100 countries gathered at the 2018 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations on February 12-14. The theme, Innovation and Collaboration … Continue reading

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What next for the Global Partnership for Education after a transformative replenishment?

By David Archer The Global Partnership for Education replenishment event, co-hosted by President Macron and President Macky Sall on 2nd February in Senegal, was a landmark moment for education financing. Over $2 billion were pledged by donors for the GPE’s … Continue reading

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Human rights at the heart of education: the role of strategic litigation (Part II)

By Meghan Campbell, Lecturer-in-Law, University of Birmingham. Deputy-Director, Oxford Human Rights Hub Few people recognize that the courts can be an effective way to enable children to access inclusive, equitable education of good quality. However, to achieve this, human rights … Continue reading

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Human rights at the heart of education (Part I)

By Sandra Fredman, Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Rhodes Professor of the Laws of the British Commonwealth and the United States, University of Oxford Education is at the heart of the global struggle to alleviate poverty and reduce … Continue reading

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I believe my grandfather when he said ‘education will help you be whoever you want to be’

By Pegah Moulana, youth ambassador for the GEM Report Right to Education campaign When I was young, my grandfather once told me: “Education will help you to be whoever you want to be”. Looking back 10 years on, I know … Continue reading

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