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16 Jul 2009 description

Of the world's 101 million children out of school, between 50 and 70 per cent are from minorities or indigenous peoples, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) says in a new report released today.

The State of the World's Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2009 details how minority and indigenous children have been systematically excluded, discriminated against, or are too poor to afford an education.

In developing countries with the largest number of children out of school, such as …

24 Aug 2001 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesman Kris Janowski - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

05 Jan 2001 description

This report includes: (A) Ethiopia (B) Angola (C) Sudan (D) Burundi (E) West Africa Coastal a) Guinea 2) Sierra Leone 3) Liberia (F) FYRo Macedonia (G) West and Central Asia 1) Afghanistan 2) Tajikistan 3) Pakistan 4) Iran