International Day of Education


Education is a human right, a public good and a public responsibility

Today marks the second ever ‘International Day of Education’. The UNESCO led initiative is a celebration of the importance of education, its power to transform lives and communities, and its central role to the well-being of people and the planet.

Through coordinated events around the globe, people are encouraged to reflect on the key role that education plays in building sustainable and resilient societies – strengthening the potential for economic growth,

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Human Rights Day


Today we celebrate Human’s Right Day: this year’s theme is “Youth Standing Up for Human Rights”.
School HIV-prevention campaigns in Africa are often designed to frighten children. However, we believe this should be done differently. By providing children with information about HIV we can help prevent fear and ensure children are educated.

Peer-support groups play an important role in providing children and adolescents with information they need about HIV.

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