#Access to Education

  • Article: World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    World Leaders Are About to Double Down on Gender Equality and Reproductive Health

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 11, 2019

    Here’s what you need to know about the International Conference on Population and Development. Read more

  • Article: Gender Inequality in Education Is Still an Issue in Kenya and South Africa

    Gender Inequality in Education Is Still an Issue in Kenya and South Africa

    Nov. 6, 2019

    Women face a number of challenges that make it harder for them to access higher education. Read more

  • Article: Ghanaian Victims Are Being Urged to Speak Out After Sex-for-Grades Investigation

    Ghanaian Victims Are Being Urged to Speak Out After Sex-for-Grades Investigation

    From Voice of America|Nov. 4, 2019

    A BBC documentary exposed lecturers who prey on female students. Read more

  • Article: Almost 500,000 People in Burkina Faso Don’t Have Access to Food, Healthcare, and Education

    Almost 500,000 People in Burkina Faso Don’t Have Access to Food, Healthcare, and Education

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 1, 2019

    Armed conflicts that have swept through some parts of West Africa are having a devastating impact. Read more

  • Article: Safety of South Africa's Children in Spotlight After 2 Cases of Sexual Assault by Teachers

    Safety of South Africa's Children in Spotlight After 2 Cases of Sexual Assault by Teachers

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 28, 2019

    The cases involve schools in the Northern Cape and Gauteng. Read more

  • Article: This South African Spelling Bee Champion is Going Head-to-Head with Illiteracy
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    This South African Spelling Bee Champion is Going Head-to-Head with Illiteracy

    From Beautiful News|Oct. 25, 2019

    “I’ve seen the way that spelling and reading has changed my life.” Read more

  • Article: #HandsOffOurGirls: Africa’s First Ladies Demand an End to Child Marriage

    #HandsOffOurGirls: Africa’s First Ladies Demand an End to Child Marriage

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 11, 2019

    There are 12 million girls in Africa who are forced into marriage before they’re 18 years old. Read more

  • Article: Schools in England Are Increasingly Hosting Food Banks to Feed Pupils and Families

    Schools in England Are Increasingly Hosting Food Banks to Feed Pupils and Families

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 3, 2019

    Schools are becoming a “fourth emergency service,” a headteachers' leader said. Read more