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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16 Dec 2017 description
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The money will help "hundreds or thousands" of victims to finish education, do vocational training, or have medical and psychological treatment.

International war crimes judges today awarded $10 million in landmark reparations to "hundreds or thousands" of former child soldiers conscripted into a Congolese militia and left brutalised by the horrific experience.

12 Dec 2017 description
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Classrooms have been closed for almost a month now since the area came under heavy bombardment - on top of a four-year siege

Abdurahman Salah has one burning ambition.

"I'd love to become a teacher to educate children at a school that is always open - and they all become teachers and well educated," said the 13-year-old.

Sadly, Abdurahman's school and many other others in Eastern Ghouta are closed - shut down by the continuing and intense violence that has hit the district just a few miles outside the Syrian capital Damascus.

29 Nov 2017 description
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Education and illiteracy are named as the biggest problems facing females, according to a new survey - but support for equal access to schooling has fallen slightly.

In the struggle to get Afghan girls into school, changing deeply-held beliefs is one of the major challenges.

Two-thirds of girls aren't getting an education, according to a Human Rights Watch report. Now an annual survey of attitudes has revealed that support for equal access to education has actually fallen since 2006.

14 Nov 2017 description
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About 40,000 children have crossed the border into Bangladesh alone - they and many others are at risk of trafficking, child labour and early marriage.

Schools and safe spaces are helping thousands of Rohingya refugee children cope with the trauma of fleeing from their homes in Myanmar.

There they can draw, sing and play in a secure setting in one of the overcrowded camps along the border in Bangladesh.

31 Oct 2017 description
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Activists say the students were leaving their school in Eastern Ghouta when a shell landed at the gate.

Four Syrian children are reported to have been killed today when their school was bombed.

Activists say a shell fired by government forces landed at the gate of the school in Jisreen, a town in the Eastern Ghouta area.

The attack comes two days after schoolchildren fled when a kindergarten in the nearby town of Kfar Batna was bombed. Video showed them running terrified into surrounding streets.