1 June 2019

Remembering the young orange seller; promoting children’s rights in Paraguay

On the 31 May 2004, an eleven year old girl who sold oranges on the streets of Paraguay’s capital Asuncion, died of sexual abuse. This raised the alarm on the violation of children’s rights in Paraguayan society throughout the world. Every May since, the Paraguay Government and civic groups have carried out a ‘green ribbon […]

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22 May 2019

Children empowered to teach themselves thanks to innovative software prize winners

Currently, more than 250 million children around the world cannot read or write, and about one in every five children are out school. Two joint prize winners of the Global Learning XPRIZE have been announced who want to change that. They have created scalable software that enables children to teach themselves reading, writing and arithmetic. […]

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