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Pakistan’s Minister of State for Federal Education and Professional Training, Muhammad Baligh ur Rehman said on Tuesday that soon a bill of compulsory Quran education at schools will be passed from the parliament.

Iraq: UNICEF launches back-to-school campaign to help millions missing out on education Several weeks before of the start of the new school year, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), together with the Iraqi Ministry of Education, launched a nationwide ‘Back to School’ campaign in 10 governorates.

To mark the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, senior United Nations officials are calling on Governments to improve access to education and ensure that the most vulnerable are not left behind as the journey to achieve the new UN Sustainable Development Goals gets under way.

To mark the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, senior United Nations officials are calling on Governments to improve access to education and ensure that the most vulnerable are not left behind as the journey to achieve the new UN Sustainable Development Goals gets under way.

A Tanzanian female activist and former lawmaker underlined the role of Muslim mothers in teaching the Quran and raising a Quranic generation.

India’s high court recently dismissed an appeal filed by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) challenging its single judge's order granting permission to Muslim girls to wear the hijab while appearing for All India Pre-Medical Test-2016.

An international charity organization says the years-long war in Syria will cost the country $1.3 trillion if the conflict lasts until 2020.

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) today said that an estimated two million children in Iraq have no access to school and warned that an additional 1.2 million may be at the risk of dropping out due to continuous violence disrupting academic years.

 Marking the 70th anniversary of the Organization ahead of UN Day on 24 October, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said there is only one flag that belongs to everyone – the blue flag of the United Nations.

The United Nations has announced it is marking the 2015 edition of the World Day Against Child Labour with a call for the international community to invest in quality education as a key step in the fight against child employment – a scourge that consumes over one hundred million children worldwide.

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