Tag: Childrens

Mapping disabled childrens access to education

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Disabled children are commonly believed to be largely excluded from school in developing countries, but a new study shows that the difference between disabled and non-disabled children’s attendance is lower than expected. Coauthor Hannah Kuper of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, and her colleagues analyzed a survey of almost one million children supported by children’s charity Plan. Across these nations, disabled and non-disabled children were…Read More

Malala nominated for World Childrens Prize

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article image MONITORING REPORT IBD: Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has been nominated for the World Children’s Prize recently for her crusade for education rights for girls. "She is a child herself and she stands up for girls’ rights to education in Pakistan, but also in the world as a whole," said Liv Kjellberg, a member of the international prize jury. Malala was nominated last year for the Nobel Peace Prize and won the European Union’s Sakharov human rights prize and…Read More