ADVOCATING FOR THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION

Elementary school kids in Africa posing in school playground

ADVOCATING FOR THE RIGHT TO EDUCATION

Put simply, education is a human right. On the global level, there have been significant strides within the education sector; for example last year’s historic G7 commitment for education for girls, adolescent girls and women in developing countries in the Charlevoix Declaration. Yet, in many countries of the world, the right to education is still not being realized by all.

As a member of the Canadian International Education Policy Working Group’s Youth Advisory Council (CIEPWG YAC), I recently participated in a two-day workshop on international education. The workshop was followed by a day on Parliament Hill where I spoke to Canadian Members of Parliament and policy advisors about the importance of international education.

Read more of the Blog done by Results Canada here https://www.results-resultats.ca/en/2019/07/advocating-for-the-right-to-education-a-conversation-with-hakijamii-kenya/