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Send My Friend India Trip: Day 3

Millie Wells and Sam Whittingham from Ringwood School Hampshire are the 2013 Young Ambassadors for Education. Sam and Millie won a national competition, The Steve Sinnott Award, to find two...

Young education campaigners meet with Paralympians.

Education is the magic key

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WANTED: Young Ambassadors 2013!

Steve Sinnott Award for young education campaigners ...

Taking the message to number 10

On Monday 13th February, 6 members of Oxfam South-East youth board took a petition calling for better Education for girls in Afghanistan straight to the Prime Minister in Downing Street.  The...

Nine is Mine

Children in India are showing the rest of us a thing or two about campaigning with their huge 'Nine is Mine' campaign. They're holding the Indian government to account over their promise...

Youth Board brave the rain in Manchester to campaign for Global Education

The Oxfam Youth Board for the North of England took themselves out on to the streets of rainy Manchester today to raise awareness for the 'Send My Sister to School' campaign. The campaign...

Speaking out for girls in Afghanistan

On 24 November Oxfam joined Afghan Connection, a charity founded by Dr. Sarah Fane, to raise awareness and lobby decision makers on behalf of girls' education in Afghanistan.  After years...

Students meet Foreign Secretary to speak out for universal education

Emma Woods is 15, and organised for William Hague to visit her school to show him how passionate the youth in her community are in ensuring every child has the right to go to school. Here she tells...

Kelsall Primary School Year Six Pupils give Minister a Lesson

What is the Government doing to make sure that all girls around the world can go to school? What would the Government do if the MDGs for Education are not met by 2015? How does it...