Since the Soviet invasion in 1979 a steady decline has all but demolished Afghanistan's educational infrastructure. An estimated 80% of school buildings were damaged or destroyed in the war and Afghanistan has the lowest overall literacy rate in Asia.
Since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, a number of home-based schools have started up, like...
As an individual, I do not exist in this world alone. What I do with my life affects other people. Likewise, the actions of others create the opportunities I take advantage of in my life.
All opportunities are not created equal. When people are not given sufficient access to the basic resources they need to be productive and successful (read:...
These photos depict the work Leben und Lernen in Kenia (Live and Learn in Kenya) is doing in the heart of the Rhonda slums in Nakuru. The Rhonda slums has a very high rate of HIV/AIDS in Nakuru. We cater to the children's primary needs: food, water, health, and education.
Education, western or,and indegineous
remains the strong tool to freedom of humanity
it spans through ages
like a sage's footprints as the mark of time
from hieroglyph on scrolls
to sight and sound on digital renditons
the world is free
and the entire humanity liberated
from the hinges oppressions and depressions...
As all Islamic Countries Tunisia used to have school's classes for girls (whose have the chance of going to school, ie the permission of their family) and boys distinctly. Nowadays, girls and boys go to same school (obligatory for all children over 6 years) and have the same education.
Emily Harrison, age 18, Ladysmith Secondary School, British Columbia
Windows of the World
I decided to portry our world as seen through the classroom. Each square represents different parts of the earth: Canada, the Middle East, Aftrca and South America. Within each square lies a window portraying classroom surroundings that could be...