Developing Rights-Based Education SWAps in South Asia: From Evidence to Action

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©UNICEF/Susan Durston
Publication Date: 2008
Author/Publisher: United Nations Children’s Fund Regional Office for South Asia (UNICEF ROSA)
Language: English

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The right to education is a fundamental human right for every child, a principle which has been enshrined in many international commitments and conventions. Yet sixty years after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 and nearly twenty years after the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989, large numbers of children in South Asia are still denied access to free, quality basic education.


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