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Education & Youth

Education & Youth

The Open Society Foundations are committed to empowering young people by supporting efforts to increase access to quality education. From early childhood to higher education, we work to ensure young people from different backgrounds have equal access to education and to promote critical thinking, respect for diverse opinions, and free and open intellectual inquiry.

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Brazil, Homicide Capital of the World, Tackles Violence against Children

August 18, 2016 Robert Muggah 1

An app that records how young people experience violence could help make their world more secure.

Pakistan Begins to See How Early Childhood Development Could Transform Its Future

August 4, 2016 Mehnaz Aziz 5

Focusing on the well-being of its youngest citizens is a long-term investment that could pay dividends for decades to come.

Liberia’s Next Generation Finds Room to Grow

July 27, 2016 Tina Hyder, Massa Crayton 8

Despite an array of life-threatening challenges, young children in Liberia are finding support in a country that’s making strides in early childhood development.