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Organization dedicated to work with underprivileged children in Mumbai. India.
SYTO’ s mission is to promote Africa as a source of knowledge and to put Africa in a more prominent global position in today’s inter-dependent world by providing educational and cross-cultural programs and services to youth, volunteers, students, educators, and institutions. Benin.
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Democracy and Workers´ Rights Centre
The Center was established by a group of academics, lawyers, trade unionists, and prominent political figures. Its programme includes: legal aid and human rights; elimination of unemployment and poverty; and training and education rights. Palestine.
Education Rights Project - ERP
The Project assists individuals and communities to assert and realise their right to basic education. South Africa.
Education with Enterprise Trust (EWET)
EWET works with teachers, community leaders and educationalists in a process of consultations and research to enable communities through development assistance for them to become the masters of their own destinies. South Africa.
Educational Network Center (EdNet)
Established through the Ramallah Friends Schools in cooperation with teacher unions representing the public, private and UNRWA education systems, EdNet exists to strengthen the national capacity for democratic and qualitative development in education. Palestine.
Elimu
Network of independent citizens' groups in Africa, Asia and Latin America who are campaigning to make the right to education a reality.
Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)
Supporting girls and women to acquire education for development.
Gender Education Training Network (GETNET)
GETNET offers gender training for transformation, its focus is on women’s empowerment and men’s gender training. Its services contribute to addressing the vast need for skills, expertise and capacity to effect gender sensitive policies, practices and cultures within institutions and organisations. South Africa.
India Literacy Project
Organization dedicated to the cause of literacy in India.
Infochange India
A daily development news channel, providing news, views, perspectives and debates on India's social sector. It highlights issues crucial to the development of South Asia, and brings into sharp focus agents and avenues of change.
Melanesia Education Development Foundation Inc.
Its mission is to promote Education Development opportunities for the less fortunate children and people of Papua New Guinea and greater Melanesia in order to help them realize their full potential in life.
MV Foundation
Established in memory of Prof. Mamidipudi Venkatarangaiya, an eminent educationist and historian in Southern India, MVF works to achieve its twin objectives of eradicating all forms of child labor and universalizing education. India.
Nilam Patel Bahushrut Foundation
The foundation encourages integration, higher education and subsequently equal opportunity for hearing impaired students by awarding scholarships and prizes to those who pass Secondary Level examination from Normal schools. India.
Planned Parenthood Association of South Africa (PPASA)
Education and training in sexual and reproductive health.
Prayas
Prayas (Initiatives in Health, Energy, Learning and Parenthood) is a non-governmental, non-profit, public charitable trust. Members of Prayas are professionals working to protect and promote public interest in general and interests of disadvantaged sections of society in particular. India.
Project Literacy
Organisation working in the field of adult basic education. South Africa.
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Mexico rejects church criticism of sex education
Wed Apr 21 2010 - Source: AWID
Mexican educators and officials defended the country's public school sex education from criticism by a Roman Catholic bishop who said such teachings make celibacy vows more difficult for priests to keep.
Global report on adult learning and education now available
Thu Apr 08 2010 - Source: UNESCO
The Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE) shows that, although many countries have implemented adult education policies, governments are not allocating enough funds for the sector to be able to deliver its full potential. The document will soon be available in Spanish.
Education for all: reaching the marginalized
Thu Feb 18 2010 - Source: UNESCO
Education systems in many of the world's poorest countries are now experiencing the aftershock of the global economic downturn says the 2010 Education for All Global Monitoring Report.

 
Making literacy a priority - Wed Jan 20 2010
Education systems in many of the world's poorest countries are now experiencing the aftershock of the global economic downturn. The 2010 Education for All Global Monitoring Report, released on 19 January, argues that the crisis could create a lost generation of children whose life chances will have been irreparably damaged by a failure to protect their right to education.
Fuente: UNESCO

UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity Making literacy a priority Education on the market The gender gap in education

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