This video really drives home just how privileged we are to have such great schooling with such great opportunities.
I thought this might be interesting to watch after the recent outrage over the marriage of Thea in Norway and now worldwide. It's a powerful speech, and although not about child marriage it follows an important and related theme.
Some links on Thea and Plan:
Why is it that it takes a 12 year-old, European, blonde girl getting married off to get us to think about the millions of girls who suffer the same?
A couple of infographics on the issues:
Some VERY valid points made here:
Definitely worth a ponder...!
Racism or satire? Should the council have removed this stencil?
Check out this BBC radio programme to find out more:
This is an interesting article about how much of Africa is NOT affected by ebola and the dangers of not being aware of this:
Also linked to this article is an interesting perspective on the size of Africa, mapped out by
Also see this link for an interesting comparison of population density in Germany and Japan:
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