The right to education is a basic human right and means every child should be able to go to school.
On 12 July 2013, Malala Yousafzai spoke at the UN to call for worldwide access to education. It was her first public speech, leading the first ever Youth Takeover of the UN, with an audience of over 500 young education advocates from around the world. Malala's advocacy has since grown into an international movement.
This scorecard examines how the development of millions of children will suffer unless governments step up and increase their commitment to pre-primary education for every child.