#Education Cannot Wait

  • Article: Global Citizen's Madge Thomas Has Spent Her Life Standing Up for Others

    Global Citizen's Madge Thomas Has Spent Her Life Standing Up for Others

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Pia Gralki|Dec. 18, 2019

    Meet Madge, our vice president of global policy and government affairs. Read more

  • Article: I Was Shot in the Face 6 Times When Terrorists Invaded My School. Now, I Fight for Education.

    I Was Shot in the Face 6 Times When Terrorists Invaded My School. Now, I Fight for Education.

    Oct. 10, 2019

    Waleed Khan, now living in Birmingham, was just 12 when his school in Pakistan was attacked. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Just Committed a Total of $216M to Education on the Global Citizen Stage
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    World Leaders Just Committed a Total of $216M to Education on the Global Citizen Stage

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 28, 2019

    Ireland, the US, the LEGO Foundation, and more are stepping up for children in crisis. Read more

  • Article: French Montana Says Investing in Education Is 'What Leaders Should Do'

    French Montana Says Investing in Education Is 'What Leaders Should Do'

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 27, 2019

    Global Citizen spoke with the musician about the power of education during the UN General Assembly. Read more

  • Article: 280,000 Venezuelans Have Sought Refugee Status in Peru. This UNHCR Worker Is on the Front Lines.

    280,000 Venezuelans Have Sought Refugee Status in Peru. This UNHCR Worker Is on the Front Lines.

    By Erica Sanchez|Sept. 17, 2019

    Peru is the first destination country for asylum seekers from Venezuela. Read more

  • Article: Millions of Children in Emergencies Are Denied an Education. But That Can Change.
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    Millions of Children in Emergencies Are Denied an Education. But That Can Change.

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 17, 2019

    The consequences of so many kids missing out on school go far beyond lost geography terms. Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Helping 600,000 Children Living in Conflict and Crisis Zones Go to School
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    The UK Is Helping 600,000 Children Living in Conflict and Crisis Zones Go to School

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 28, 2019

    For many of the children reached, it will be their first time in a classroom. Read more

  • Article: The UK Is Helping Half a Million Children Get Back to School After Cyclone Idai
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    The UK Is Helping Half a Million Children Get Back to School After Cyclone Idai

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 16, 2019

    It’s crucial to keeping children safe in the wake of the disaster. Read more