UNESCO: “If urgent measures are not taken, 12 million young children will never go to school!”

UNESCO: “If urgent measures are not taken, 12 million young children will never go to school!”

According to the latest estimates of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), released on Friday, 258 million children and adolescents had no access to school in 2018, one-sixth of the world’s population. this age group (6-17 years).

The UIS has also warned that for more than a decade, the school enrollment rate of children worldwide has made little progress and if urgent measures are not taken, 12 million young children will never go to school.

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