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Tough conditions: At a primary school in Baqir Shah, a village in Sindh, Pakistan, classes take place outside because the buildings collapsed years ago. (Amina Sayeed/UNESCO)
Tough conditions: At a primary school in Baqir Shah, a village in Sindh, Pakistan, classes take place outside because the buildings collapsed years ago. (Amina Sayeed/UNESCO)
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In 2000, world leaders pledged that all children would have access to primary school by 2015. However, a new report out today from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 57 million children remain without schools, and at the current rate it will be 70 years before educational access is reached for poor, rural African girls.

Pauline Rose, the director of the Education For All Global Monitoring Report, which did the study for UNESCO, joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss the findings.

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  • Pauline Rose, director of Education For All Global Monitoring Report, which is published by UNESCO.

This segment aired on January 29, 2014.

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