03 July 2015
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My vision for girls’ education in Africa: Safety in Schools

Fatty Al Ansar shares her dream of a world where men and women are treated equally and how she sees school safety as a key component to education for girls.

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02 July 2015
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Arts-Based Education Helping to Prepare Students for 21st Century Demands

21st century jobs increasingly require more developed skills in creativity, imagination, and innovation. Developing these traits among students is a critical challenge for emerging market economies across the globe, and arts-based education delivery methods have shown promise in helping to meet this new demand.

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01 July 2015
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$2.3 billion needed to send children to school in war-torn countries

Next week, donors come together in Oslo to look at four key areas needing attention in education, including the evolving influence of conflict on the sector. Contributing to the discussion, the Education for All Global Monitoring Report has released a new paper showing that 34 million children and adolescents are out of school in conflict-affected countries. The paper shows that $2.3 billion is required to place them in school and complete lower secondary education - ten times the amount that education is receiving from humanitarian aid right now.

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30 June 2015
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Reaching the target of 0.7% of GNI to aid and prioritizing education would fill half of education’s finance gap

On June 25 and 26, the European Council, consisting of Heads of State of European Union members met to discuss issues relating to migration, security and defence. However, as the European Union is coming out of the financial crisis and with the new ambitious development agenda taking shape, another issue that needs attention is the pledge 15 EU countries made 10 years ago to dedicate a share of their national income through aid to some of the poorest countries in the world.

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29 June 2015
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A political baseline for the Sustainable Development Goals

How do the Sustainable Development Goals relate to existing national targets? ODI did a report, Mind the Gap, looking at national targets in 75 countries.

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26 June 2015
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Reformed Drug Shops Can Widen Access to Healthcare

Many people in developing countries — up to 82 per cent in Sub-Saharan Africa — seek healthcare and medicines from retail drug shops.

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