Humana People to People

Humana People to People

A Big Walk back to school

It’s not easy for girls to get an education in Malawi, only 40% finish primary school and only 4% achieve a high school qualification. Poverty and gender issues mean than girls are often forced to stay at home and help in the fields or other household tasks. Furthermore, many are encouraged and even pressured to begin sexual relations as young as 12 and 13, in order to gain some financial support and find a husband to take care of them.

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Education goals in the post-2015 Agenda

Read the Humana People to People Chairperson’s greeting message to the World Education Forum.

The forum’s objective is to agree a joint position for the education goals and targets in the post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda, which is expected to be adopted by the UN member states at the special summit on sustainable development in September 2015.

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The Future is in Renewable Energy

Climate change is today an undisputable fact. Its effects will have a major impact on the lives of people around the world, and in particular of the rural poor, making them even more vulnerable to frequent droughts, floods, and other natural disasters.

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