Photo by David Shen
Empowering a New Generation
Students gather in a classroom in a primary school located in Xihaigu, China, a poverty stricken area. Education is a fundamental human right and essential for the exercise of all other human rights. Primary education must be free and compulsory for everyone, everywhere in the world. Education empowers and benefits development. Yet millions of children and adults around the world, especially those who are living in poverty, do not have access to an education.