Opinion

Stand #UpForSchool

We have all be fortunate enough to have an education, but many children across the world aren’t so lucky. Please sign the world’s biggest petition – #UpForSchool, to ensure all out-of-school children gain their right to education.

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By Rosalind Moir
Posted 02. 02. 2015
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Every child has the right to go to school, without danger or discrimination.

We have all be fortunate enough to have an education, but many children across the world aren’t so lucky. Please sign the world’s biggest petition – #UpForSchool, to ensure all out-of-school children gain their right to education before the end of 2015.

The UN made a promise in 2000 to ensure all children gain the right to education, yet this isn’t being fore filled. The #UpForSchool petition calls on governments to make the political commitments and financial investments needed to ensure every child gains their right to education. Children should not be stopped from fulfilling their potential because of their gender, because their schools have been bombed in conflict or because they are forced into work.

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