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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07 Dec 2018 description
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To mark Theirworld's Safe Schools report, one of our youth activists tells us about the terrifying situation for many children in his home country.

One in six children around the world live in a war zone. Most people are aware of the major conflicts - in countries like Syria, Yemen and South Sudan.

But there are also may "hidden crises". Where the spotlight isn't shone very often but where the effect on children and their education is the same.

04 Dec 2018 description
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The Central Asian country is prone to natural disasters - so a programme to make its schools safer is crucial.

Earthquakes are a constant threat in the Kyrgyz Republic. The Central Asian country experiences more than 300 of them every year.

On top of that, it is also prone to a variety of other natural events, including landslides, mudflows, avalanches and floods caused by glacial lakes spilling over.

All of that leaves many of the 3200-plus schools and preschools - and their 1.5 million students - vulnerable to damage.

27 Nov 2018 description
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The Global Partnership for Education is to help fund multi-year education projects in Afghanistan, Myanmar and South Sudan.

The education systems of three developing countries will be strengthened by a multi-year funding boost of more than $200 million.

The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) - which focuses on helping some of the world's most vulnerable children - is to give substantial grants for Afghanistan, Myanmar and South Sudan, which have all been affected by conflict.

22 Nov 2018 description
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The bus carrying high school students was hit by a roadside blast that also injured six people near the city of Mosul today.

At least three children were killed today when a roadside bomb exploded near their school bus in Iraq, police said.

Another six people were injured when the device went off in the Shura area south of the city of Mosul.

Police said the bus was carrying high school students but no further details were available in the immediate aftermath.