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Sajjan’s mandate offers welcome focus on education in Canada’s international development policy

Opinion|By Scott Walter
Sajjan’s pathway to empower women and girls is 'specifically through education' is an important and welcome detail from his mandate letter, aligning with civil society calls.
Opinion|By Scott Walter
The challenge is great in a country devastated by a decade of civil war and an Ebola outbreak in 2014.
Opinion|By Scott Walter
UNESCO and the World Bank calculate that if all students in low-income countries left school with basic reading skills, 171 million people could be lifted out of poverty. That is a 12 per cent cut in global poverty. If all mothers completed primary education, maternal deaths would be reduced by two-thirds, saving 189,000 lives. If the enrollment for secondary schooling was 10 percentage points higher than the average, the risk of war is reduced by about 3 per cent.
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