Norwegian Refugee Council – Education: A Lifeline in Emergencies

Half of the world’s out-of-school children live in conflict-affected areas. Getting those children back to school can save their lives, their health – and their futures.


Peer Education in Papua New Guinea

In Bougainville, Papua New Guinea, young adults are experiencing an HIV and AIDS epidemic that is placing their generation in even more danger after years of conflict.


Girl Most Likely To: Teach Others to Speak Up

They expected her to stay home until she got married. She chose school instead.


As the oldest daughter of a poor family in a rural Indian farming community, Laxmi, age 12, was destined to do housework, watch after her four younger siblings and marry at age 14.


Girl Most Likely To: Be a Force for Change

This ‘burden’ said no to child marriage, and demanded an education instead.


It was all arranged, even the dowry.


Girl Most Likely To: Start a Revolution

This ‘Disposable’ Girl Became The Most Educated Person in Her Village.



Girl Most Likely To: Help Future Generations

She was a top student. Now, violence and bullying keep her from school.


Raghad, age 11, should be in 5th grade, but hasn’t been to school in two-and-a-half years because she and her family have had to move so many times during the Syrian conflict.


Girl Most Likely To: Be a Healthcare Role Model

Water is essential to life. And yet it could have kept Susan out of school for good.



Rhoda Chaima's Three Years in Secondary School

“Please Henry don’t talk to me in vernacular, I don’t want to be punished once my colleagues and teachers hear me talking our vernacular while in the campus.”

Rhoda Chaima