Non-governmental Organization based in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Theirworld is an innovative charity which helps children to fulfil their potential.

Through research, pilot projects and campaigning, Theirworld is at the forefront of testing and shaping new ideas to help give children in the United Kingdom and around the world the best possible start in life.

We are an international campaign with a diverse team from several countries. We have offices in London, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, DC.

Launched in 2013, we are now a movement of hundreds of thousands of people from more than 250 civil society, teacher, faiths, youth, business, international and non-governmental organisations. We have 500 Global Youth Ambassadors campaigning in 85 countries across the globe.

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20 Sep 2017 description
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With more than 20 students confirmed dead, parents could only wait in hope as rescuers searched in the rubble of the devastated school in Mexico City. Desperate parents and rescue workers pulled through rubble in a floodlit search last night for dozens of young children feared buried under a Mexico City school destroyed by the country's most lethal earthquake in a generation.

14 Sep 2017 description
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A three-year plan will see official schools take in students currently in temporary education centres and those not getting any education.

Turkey has announced more details about its three-year plan to get all Syrian refugee children into state schools.

Almost 300,000 children currently in temporary education centres will be gradually transferred to official schools. Another 360,000 not currently in education will also start to move into classrooms.

13 Sep 2017 description
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The deadly storm left many schools damaged, without power or used as shelters in Caribbean countries and the southern United States.

If anyone had doubted the raw power of nature to disrupt people's lives, this year has been a harsh reminder.

Natural disasters, such as floods and typhoons, forced 4.5 million people around the world to leave their homes in the first half of 2017. Hundreds of thousands of children had their education disrupted.

31 Aug 2017 description
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With the disaster putting 1.8 million children out of school in India, Bangladesh and Nepal, there are calls for education to be a priority in the response.

Hundreds of thousands of children could drop out of school permanently as a result of the catastrophic flooding in South Asia - unless education is prioritised in relief efforts.

The warning came today from Save the Children, which also revealed that at least 18,000 schools have been destroyed or damaged and 1.8 million children cannot go to their classes in India, Bangladesh and Nepal.

30 Aug 2017 description
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A truce meant to safeguard students returning to classrooms has already been broken - in an area where 200,000 children already need trauma support.

Children are set to go back to school this week in war-torn Ukraine - but a ceasefire supposed to keep them safe has already been broken.

Both sides had agreed to call a halt to violence on August 25 - ahead of the new school year starting on September 1.