education

Basic healthcare for the forgotten islands of the Brahmaputra

2017-05-21T17:55:49+00:00May 21st, 2017|Gender and Education, Project|

The Brahmaputra River, in north-east India, is home to 2.5 million people on a vast network of thousands of islands. Isolated from the mainland (or out of sight, out of mind for most government officials, perhaps), these islands lack basic infrastructure. Mothers and their children waiting their turn to be seen by the [...]

The education of women and girls is important to us, and should be to you too

2016-12-06T12:22:28+00:00December 6th, 2016|Gender and Education, Project|

Education is the best investment: a sign in an English language school, Hanoi Girls worldwide, in their millions, are denied education. Unlike their brothers, some girls are never sent to school, or stop attending school after primary school. Education is not considered a worthwhile pursuit, and instead a pointless investment, for a girl [...]