Right to education campaign
Global Education Monitoring Report - @GEMReport
Monday, 11 December, 2017
Although the majority of countries recognise the right to education through international and national law, the fulfilment of the right to education is far from being a reality. This is why we have... Read more
Human rights day, Nepal, right to education, sdg4, sustainable development goals, human rights-based approach, universal declaration of human rights
Kate Moriarty - @Kate__Moriarty
Friday, 8 December, 2017
The 10th December, International Human Rights Day, is an opportunity to celebrate the remarkable vision of shared values and principles set out nearly 70 years ago in the Universal Declaration of... Read more
Bhavna Ramji
Tuesday, 7 November, 2017
The South African Constitution guarantees everyone the right to a basic education, but the Department of Basic Education estimates that 597,000 children with disabilities (out of 829,000) are out of... Read more
GEM report, UNESCO, education, right to education
David Archer - @DavidArcherAA
Tuesday, 24 October, 2017
The new Global Education Monitoring Report is ground-breaking in placing accountability at the centre of its attention. As the report notes, the concept of accountability was shockingly absent from... Read more
right to education, girls' education, menstruation, India, South Africa, Right to Education Act, Indian Constitution, minimum core obligations, progressive realisation
Sanjana Srikumar - @Vidhi_India
Monday, 18 September, 2017
The link between menstruation and the goals of gender justice is a complicated one - whether it is the debate surrounding the controversial first-day-of-period leave introduced by some offices or... Read more
12 December 2017
The Right to Education Initiative is a global human rights organisation focusing on the right to education, registered since May 2017 under UK law. Established in 2000 by the first UN Special... Read more
Corporal punishment, right to education, violence against children, school discipline
6 December 2017
In a recent high profile decision, a high court in South Africa ruled that the corporal punishment of children on the grounds of ‘reasonable chastisement’ is unconstitutional. Around the world,... Read more
30 November 2017
The Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, which oversees states’ efforts to implement the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW),... Read more
21 November 2017
In a milestone inquiry report released today, Members of Parliament have raised serious questions about the UK government’s funding of the American chain of schools, Bridge International Academies (... Read more
Transgender rights, human rights, right to education, LGBTQI
17 November 2017
In an ongoing case in the United States, the parents of Nikki Brar, an eight year old transgender girl, are suing their daughter’s private school for refusing to recognise her preferred gender... Read more