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UN envoy calls for doubling funding for kids in emergencies

 Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that every child should have access to free primary education. Yet, 69 years after that pledge, a record number of children – some 70 million – are caught in the crossfire of humanitarian crises that are denying them schooling and placing their futures in jeopardy. Read more from the UN Special Envoy for Education, Gordon Brown her in his latest piece on the urgent need for universal education.


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