MDG 2 UNIVERSAL EDUCATION
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An article updates the progress that Egypt is taking in order to eradicate poverty, among the 7 other goals of the MDG's. Overall, this article displays the steps Egypt is taking towards achieving the MDG's.
The two most prominent themes in the article include; the decreasing of poverty (along with hunger) , and the status of women within the country. An iniatiative that has been recently started in Egypt is the Healthy Mother, Healthy Child Act, which aims at stopping maternal and neonatal death. Overall, the results of the program which began in 1993 show a significant decrease of death among women in poverished cities. Along with this act, poverty among women has been targeted. Education and…
Japan has begun to primarily teach English in classrooms. This educational launch goes along with MDG #2 which strives to achieve Universal primary education.
To many people in Japan, there has been an English deficit that needs to be rejuvenated and re-filled. The way they are starting this is by teaching primarily English in schools for children 10-12 years old.
This looks as if it will be a highly effective and successful program because there are goals already set that have been…
American TV Programs for Pakistani Kids
Islamabad : The United States is planning a television programming project targeting Pakistani children in what many describe as an attempt to win the hearts and minds of the younger generation and neutralize growing anti-American sentiments.
The US Aid Agency for International Developments (USAID) has recently advertised the plan in local newspapers seeking proposals from Pakistani and US firms involved in the making of children programs for…
According, to the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organizations (UNESCO) 2011 Global Monitoring Report realeased March 1, Armed conflicts are robbing 28 million children of an education by exposing them to widespread rape and other sexual violence, Targeted by attacks on schools and other human rights abuses.
The report entitled" The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education", Warns that the world is not on track to achieve by 2015.
The six Education for All goals that…
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Discussions pertaining to MDG 2 and specific countries, organizations, groups or individuals that work towards this goal will take place here. As delineated by the United Nations, the second Millennium Development Goal is: To Achieve Universal Primary Education by ensuring that by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling.