UNICEF Report: 58 Million Children Out of School

UNICEF reports “around 63 million adolescents between the ages of 12 to 15 years old are denied their right to an education, in addition to 58 million children of primary education that are out of school.” A new initiative between UNICEF and UNESCO Institute for Statistics with support from the Global Partnership for Education will ensure that children in more than 50 countries will have access to a good education, are ready to enter the classroom at the right age and are equipped to complete primary school.

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