Learn what child labour is and why it affects millions of children all over the world. The work that children do may prevent them from going to school, it may be hazardous, illegal or affect their physical and mental well-being.
Children with disabilities are more likely to miss out on school than other children - and about global commitments to overcome the barriers and give inclusive education to all children.
Learn about how early childhood development supports children’s nurturing care and development from birth to age five- and how Theirworld is campaigning for urgent action to make sure all children have access to the full range of nurturing care.
The Education Cannot Wait fund is the first global fund to give vital support to children who are affected by humanitarian emergencies including conflicts, natural disasters and other crises. All children have the right to receive an education, including those in emergencies.
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.
Refugees and internally displaced children often do not have access to education or schools. This page defines the difference between refugees and internally displaced people, and describes several ways they may be supported.
Learn about the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and what they mean for Theirworld as a set of global commitments to end poverty, protect the planet and promote peace.