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Kishore Singh presents key findings and recommendations from his recent report to the UN General Assembly, which examines how privatization adversely impacts the right to education.
The global rise and lack of regulation of privatization in education deepens inequality across the world. A UN report emphasizes the urgent need to preserve education as a public good.
Askar, an 11-year-old boy, is an orphan like many in Kyrgyzstan, living with a musculoskeletal disorder and abandoned by birth parents. But he is gaining something like a community.
An election-monitoring process that began in a West African hotel has gone online and across oceans, providing lessons for advocates around the world.
An estimated 250 million children globally lack the skills essential to civic participation. To end this learning crisis, we must ensure that all children have teachers who are trained, motivated, and connected.
Across the world, global and national treatment guidelines do not translate into the realities of life for most people living with HIV. This needs to change.