Date and time: 16 May, 18:00 - 19:30
In connection with the Taliban's takeover of power in Afghanistan in 2021, girls and women's right to education has been increasingly restricted. Today, only 20 percent of the country's women are estimated to be literate, and education beyond grade 6 is largely prohibited for girls. At the same time, girls' school education is characterized by strict rules regarding dress codes and [...]
May 5, 2023, Calendar, Local group, Seminars, Educational activity
Iryna Yetskalo has founded an educational center for Ukrainian children and youth in Timisoara, Romania. Her experiences in education are her weapon in the war against Russia: "I try to do everything I can for Ukraine," she says. Photo: Daniel Díaz.
Of: Daniel Diaz
The contractor Iryna Yeti scale escaped the war i Ukraine and started one training center i Romania. Where being taught ukraine children and young people that has needed leave his country but want to liabilities leave his study.
We do is so I tjanar my country, says Iryna Yeti scale.
April 4, 2023, FUF-correspondents, Report
Afghan schoolgirls on their way to school in the village of Gardon e-Bola just west of Kabul. The school, which is run by the Swedish Afghanistan Committee, is one of the few schools in the country that will be kept open after the Taliban took power earlier this year. Photo: Paul Hansen. Source: DN.
Of: Hanne Karlsson
Last week was International Education Day. This year, the spotlight was on the universal right to education as a cog in achieving global sustainable development. At the same time as school development is going in the right direction on many levels, a special group has fallen behind - the girls.
February 1, 2022, Analysis
Schools in Kenya closed for several months in 2020 due to the pandemic. Photo: Richard Portsmouth / Flickr.
COVID-19 undermines Kenya's education as schools abruptly closed for nine months from March 2020. Highlighting the urgent need to develop Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure in education.
December 18, 2021, English, Long read, Magazine
Rural areas face a double burden in securing traditional and digital literacy Photo: Pixabay
Of: Emily Elderfield and Larissa Lachmann
Living in rural areas can hugely affect children's chances of completing education; UNICEF estimates that children in rural areas are more than twice as likely to not attend school compared to their urban peers. Luckily, traveling libraries are one way to ensure that people can enjoy reading, regardless of where they live.
April 27, 2021, Chronicle, English, Magazine
Lack of IT skills is one reason why young people are prevented from entering the labor market. Photo: Musa Musa
Of: Jasmine Ashne
The number of university students is breaking records in Tanzania, but the educations do not live up to the demands of the labor market. Young women in particular are affected when employers demand practical knowledge that is not part of their education. The development magazine has talked to Andrew Mwakalebela who works to try to bridge the distance between students and the labor market.
March 25, 2021, Interview
Of: Alan Atkisson
Covid-19 has turned difficult progress into setbacks. The latest figures from the World Bank give a gloomy picture in areas such as global poverty, hunger, health and education. But in the midst of a pandemic, we are also experiencing a dramatic acceleration of digitalisation, greater opportunities for equal inclusion and the development of new investment instruments to lift people out of poverty. We must look at the big picture, think long-term and continue to look for more effective levers for change, says Alan AtKisson, department manager at Sida.
February 15, 2021, Debate
School closures due to the corona pandemic have created major challenges for teaching. Photo: ivalex, www.unsplash.com.
Of: Louise Marklund
Covid-19 has accelerated an educational crisis that has affected an entire generation of children and young people. Problems that have long been hidden in classrooms have been made visible by school cuts around the world. Even in Sweden, the pandemic has created difficult conditions for learning.
January 20, 2021, Analysis
Around 70 percent of all coffee grown in Kenya is made by small-scale producers.
Of: Hewan Temesghen
Coffee is a drink that many of us feel we can not do without. But if we want to continue drinking our favorite drink in the future, we must take joint responsibility and create conditions for a more socially sustainable agriculture in the countries where people try to make a living from growing coffee, writes Hewan Temesghen from Fairtrade.
September 30, 2020, Debate
In the game Impact Strategy, the player moves around the globe and tries to accomplish one or more of the global goals.
Of: Rosemary Wolf
Natural disasters, corruption, cultural clashes and poor communication. These are just some of the challenges that you may encounter when working with international development partners. Understanding these challenges is important for achieving the global goals. In the game Impact Strategy, you get to test your strategies yourself.
July 10, 2020, Interview