Access to Education. Amy Ko - Children’s Rights Pauline von Moltke Pao - Poverty Danielle Cote – Child Labour Meghan Bruni – Gender Inequality. Teachable Areas. Social Studies, Math, Media Literacy, Drama, Language Arts Character Development – Empathy
Amy Ko - Children’s Rights
Pauline von MoltkePao - Poverty
Danielle Cote – Child Labour
Meghan Bruni – Gender Inequality
“Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.”
It is necessary to break this negative cycle to increase equity, access to education and reduce poverty
How can the negative cycle be broken?
Each country needs its own diagnosis and prescription to end poverty.
Amongst the solutions, factors such as trade, aid, development of private sector and infrastructure, combating social disparities and disease and granting debt relief
“The change starts within each one of us, and ends only when all children are free to be children”
-slavery,trafficking, recruitment for armed conflict, sexual exploitation, illicit
Child labour leads to a perpetual cycle of poverty and depresses the economy
93 million children were not in school.
About 60 percent of them are girls.
financial independence, delayed age of
marriage, lower child mortality.
Get into groups of 5 or 6 at back tables