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Boys face a significant risk of not completing their education warns UNESCO report
Although girls have more difficulty accessing education and make up the majority of out of school children at primary level boys face increasing challenges at later stages according to UNESCOs new report Leave no child behind Global report on boys disengagement from education
Boys’ disengagement from education
Girls have more difficulty accessing education and are more likely than boys to be out of school particularly at primary level However boys are at greater risk of repeating grades failing to progress and complete their education and not learning while in school Globally 132 million boys are out of school Thats more than half of the global outofschool youth population and more than the 127 million girls who are also out of school Ensuring access to quality education for all is not a zerosum game It is important to ensure that a focus on achieving gender parity and equality does not ignore boys Supporting boys does not mean that girls lose out and viceversa On the contrary equal education opportunities benefit both girls and boys and the broader society
UNESCO "United against racism and discrimination" stamp receives honourable award from La Poste in France
The United against racism and discrimination stamp launched in September 2021 by La Poste the French Post Office in close cooperation with UNESCOs Social and Human Sciences Sector was selected for the 31st edition of La Postes Stamp Awards Ceremony In the most beautiful stamp 2021 category it received the third prize during the Stamp Election 2021 evening organized on 23 June 2022