How many children do not have access to an education? Nearly 58 million children of primary school age and 63 million young adolescents are not enrolled in school.
Reggae band SOJA partnered with UNICEF’s Out-of-School Children initiative to produce this video in Jigjiga, in the Somali region of Ethiopia. 3 million children remain out of school in the East African nation.
The global initiative calls for a greater investment in better data and demonstrates that reaching the most marginalized children may initially cost more but also yields greater benefits. For more on global trends regarding out-of-school children, visit: www.unicef.org/education/bege_61659.html
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