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Making coffee and cleaning an office in Amman for a reasonable salary; that was the job offer, Mary (not her real name) accepted when she left her house, family and son in the Philippines and went to...
Brenda Moore is an HR professional and a married mother of two children (an eight year old boy and a six year old girl). During the Ebola crisis, Brenda launched the Kids Educational Engagement...
Esraa, 21, was born in Zarqa. But when you ask her where she is from, the answer is different. "I am from Nablus in Palestine," she says.Esraa is a Palestinian refugee, living in the city of Zarqa,...
I recently attended a dialogue on Tax Redistribution and Education Financing. The outcome of the dialogue was pretty inspirational. The National Front of Teachers and Employees (NFTE) and Initiative...
Samiuddin Ahmed & Sesheeni Joud SelvaratnamDr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), first introduced the proposal for a youth standalone goal at...
Such was the case on 24 February, when Activista members from all over Bangladesh gathered at Gonoshastha Kendra, Savar, to attend the first Youth Convention hosted by ActionAid. Since it was my...
It is evident that current challenges in ensuring education for all is highly diverse. There have been significant achievements in increasing the access to education in Bangladesh but there is still...
‘I can continue my study now since a school has been set up in the shelter home. I enjoy studying and I am happy that I don’t need to stop going school now. I want to be in service completing my...