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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17 Aug 2018 description
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Emergency education is a priority to help the thousands of children who have experienced tragedy and trauma.

The deadly earthquakes that devastated the Indonesian island of Lombok killed 460 people and sent tourists fleeing.

A series of tremors between July 29 and August 9 also damaged hundreds of schools, leaving thousands of children without crucial education and safe spaces in the wake of a traumatic experience.

16 Aug 2018 description
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The attacker blew himself up inside a centre in Kabul that specialises in preparing teenagers for university entrance exams.

Many school students are feared to be among 48 people killed and 67 injured when a suicide bomber struck today at an education centre in Afghanistan.

One witness said as many as 100 students may have been inside the Mawoud centre in the capital Kabul, which specialises in preparing teenagers for university entrance exams.

09 Aug 2018 description
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More than 150 million children are still forced to work - often depriving them of education, causing them stress and putting them in danger.

The United Nations wants to eradicate child labour by 2025. But with more than 150 million children under the age of 18 working, that's going to be a massive task.

Some countries and global campaigners are trying to push through measures that will at least make a dent in the appalling statistics.

09 Aug 2018 description
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The Safe Schools Declaration is a commitment to keep students and teachers free from the fear of violence and occupation during armed conflict.

With education under attack around the world, a mission to protect children in the classroom was launched in 2015.

It was called the Safe Schools Declaration - a commitment to keep students, teachers and their schools free from the fear of violence and occupation during armed conflict.

09 Aug 2018 description
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Ewan Watt Online Editor, Theirworld

Thousands of people who fled ongoing violence said their children's schooling was a major factor in their decision to return.

Education has taken a battering during years of violence and unrest in Libya.

An estimated 300,000 children need education in emergencies support, according to UNICEF. And over 64,000 of the most vulnerable young people have received psychosocial help this year to deal with trauma.

But amidst the gloom of civil war, there are some glimmers of hope.