Subject: education

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A girl at school in Pakistan. Credit: Irina Werning/Oxfam

‘Vote no to women graduates!’ Getting education right for women

Education is a fundamental human right, but what's needed to ensure a quality empowering education for all?  Gender & Development editor Caroline Sweetman introduces the Education...

Sunrise in Barguna Sadar, Bangladesh. Credit: Ami Vitale/Oxfam

Changes we want to see in 2014

At the dawn of 2014 time is running out for the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).  How is the world doing? In the spirit of new  year optimism we asked nine Oxfam experts...

Mother and baby in a hospital in Niger

"A maternity unit to save our mothers, wives and sisters." Young people leading change in Niger

As we celebrate International Youth Day, Weifane Ibrahim explains how young people are leading change in rural Niger with the support of Oxfam's My Rights, My Voice project. ...

Children at school in Razak, Shar-i-Buzurg, Afghanistan. Credit: Elissa Bogos/Oxfam

International Literacy Day – helping children and young people to claim their rights to education

For over 40 years now, UNESCO has been celebrating International Literacy Day by reminding the international community that literacy is a human right and the foundation of all learning. ...

Students from Bat Xat school

All change – the challenge of changing focus

Vietnam Education Programme Coordinator, Le Gia Thang, explores the challenges faced with moving a programme's focus from service delivery to governance. ...

Adult literacy in Tanzania

Reading around International Literacy Day

This year's International Literacy Day focuses on the relationship between literacy and peace. Ian McClelland takes a closer look.  ...

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