A Civilian’s Hell

A Civilian’s Hell

Can you introduce yourself? – i’m fr Sami Hallak, the director of the Jesuit refugee Service in Aleppo. i have been living in the city for eleven years, since the beginning of the crisis in Syria. i saw people fleeing the war from other cities to settle in Aleppo,...
Children Without Childhood

Children Without Childhood

The lack of educated, or even semi-skilled parents makes life difficult for many young people. they have no-one to guide them. they make their own decisions, not always good ones, and no-one seems to care. they have no real childhood Some years ago, when i was still a...
A Decreasing Mobility

A Decreasing Mobility

It has been recognized that affordable quality education is the main tool to overcome injustice and inequalities and to promote social mobility. to provide equal educational opportunities to all, firstly to girls and women, are the main effort and the main budget line...
Religious Groups’ Educational Gap

Religious Groups’ Educational Gap

A new world study reveals that there are great educational differences, above all at regional level, between the followers of the main religions. the schooling gap exists mostly in sub-Saharan Africa, india and other parts of Asia. However, according to the global...
The Costs of Inequality

The Costs of Inequality

When there’s inequity in learning, it’s usually baked into life, Harvard University analysts conclude. one awarded expert called high-quality education “the new civil rights battleground” if inequality starts anywhere, many scholars agree, it’s with faulty education....