We wanted to do more, but realistically, we could only do so much. We were actually thinking of doing a repeat of the novels-in-verse theme in the near future, we shall see how that goes. AYSWe wanted to do more, but realistically, we could only do so much. We were actually thinking of doing a repeat of the novels-in-verse theme in the near future, we shall see how that goes.
A few weeks ago we asked you to help get a question about disability on the agenda for discussions with the candidates for United Nations Secretary General – and it worked! Our question was put to candidate Natalia Gherman of Moldova by video during the informal dialogue sessions held with the candidates over the past few days in New York. In her answer, Gherman spoke of “more participation” and “more representation” for people with disabilities (see more of her response below).
According to 8,749 children caught up in 17 different emergencies – ranging from conflict to protracted crises and disasters – who took part in 16 studies by eight organisations covering 17 different emergencies, 99% of children in crisis situations see education as a priority.
When children living in emergency and crisis are asked what they need most, time and time again they tell us they want to continue their education.