May 06, 2019 by Diana Kwoba Adweya, Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)

A young woman passionate about education pleads for African countries to ensure that the right to education for displaced girls is upheld by adding her voice during an NGO forum in Sharm El Sheikh last month.

The family of Batangou Adam lives in Bol, Lake Chad, since 2015. They ran from Boko Haram's violent crimes and had to leave everything behind. The children started attending school last year. CREDIT: GPE / Carine Durand

Last month, I participated as a FAWE youth representative in an education session on securing the right to education for displaced women and girls. It was the only session on rights-based education during the NGO Forum that preceded the 64th ordinary session of the African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights (ACPHR).

Read more