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School start: teachers call a new strike

A few days before the start of the 2021-2022 school year, Togo’s teachers are once again raising their voices. On their behalf, the Federation of National Education Unions (FESEN) has just sent a letter to the Minister of Primary, Secondary, Technical Education and Handicrafts. The organization demands the implementation of the measures taken by the …

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The importance of children’s rights

Children have the same human rights as everyone else, but because of their position in society, they are granted special rights. These rights serve as protection for the period of life from birth to adulthood. Special rights such as the right to life and protection ensure that children are protected from abuse and exploitation. Right …

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Increased Inequalities in Children’s Right to Education Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Pandemic’s Dire Global Impact on Education Remedy Lost Learning; Make School Free, Accessible; Expand Internet Access Covid-related school closures affected children unequally, as not all children had the opportunities, tools, or access needed to keep on learning during the pandemic.For millions of students, school closures will not be temporary interference with their education, but the …

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ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF BREASTFEEDING FOR NEW MOTHERS.

Expectant mothers are bombarded daily with useful and not-so-useful information, from family members to nosy neighbors to the stranger on the street. Everyone, in their own way, is an expert on childcare and breastfeeding. For new moms, keeping up with infant feeding routines and attending to their many individual needs is usually quite a humbling …

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What will it take to have disability-inclusive education?

Across Africa, countries are making steps to make education more inclusive but they need to do more. Many countries in Africa get a bad press for their progress in providing inclusive education. Just two in three children complete primary school on time, while the number of out-of-school children and youth is 97 million and growing. …

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Understanding Children’s Right to Protection

The period of childhood is a phase in which the human being is more vulnerable because they have not finished developing physically or mentally. Furthermore, the child requires a particular attention and protection. The superior interest of the childChildren deserve a particular attentionThe principle of the superior interest of children is also tied to the …

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Nigeria: 908 Schools Benefiting From National Feeding Programme, Says Lagos.

Lagos State Government has disclosed that pupils in over 908 primary schools in the over 1,000 public schools in the state are benefiting from the School Feeding Programme initiative of the federal government. The state Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, disclosed that the school home feeding programme, which is being handled …

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