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23 September 2019

Kenya: Seven pupils at a private school die after structurally weak classroom collapses

Author: Business Daily (Kenya)

"Seven pupils die after classroom collapses in Nairobi school"...

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4 March 2019

New principles on the right to education & private actors adopted by human rights experts

On 13 February 2019, a group of human rights experts adopted the Abidjan Principles, which seek to strengthen existing efforts to ensure that the right to education is protected in the context of growing private actor involvement in education.

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28 January 2019
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Author: El Espectador

“Uniandes aceptó 46 “pilos” y un día antes de la inducción los rechazó” – 26 de enero de 2019...

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6 December 2018
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Author: El Espectador

“Mónica Godoy: la importancia de enseñar a luchar”- 02 de diciembre de 2018...

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28 September 2018

China: Kindergarten teacher files lawsuit against his employer alleging he was unfairly dismissed for being gay

Author: Phoebe Zhang, South China Morning Post

"Chinese gay teacher files for unfair dismissal after being outed by parent of former pupil", 28 Sep 2018...

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21 March 2018

Kenya & Uganda: NGOs urge investors to stop funding Bridge International Academies due to unethical practices, including poor labour conditions; company denies allegations

A group of 88 NGOs have written a 'public letter of concern to current and prospective investors in Bridge International Academies' urging them to stop investing in the company due to alleged unethical practices including poor labour conditions. In...

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26 February 2018

Kenya: Court dismisses attempt by Bridge International Academies to bar teacher's union from discussing the company's impact on right to education

The High Court of Kenya has dismissed an application for an interim injunction by Bridge International Academies against a teachers' trade union and its Secretary General Mr Wilson Sossion. This decision follows a case filed by Bridge International...

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9 February 2018

Uganda: NGOs says Bridge International Academies must respect the right to education & comply with Govt.'s order to close its schools

The ministry of education has said it has not yet licensed the Bridge International Academies to operate in Uganda "because they have not yet met the requirements to merit being licensed to operate in Uganda". On their part, civil society...

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13 December 2017

Tanzania: Locals to be evicted to pave way for economic zone demand fair compensation

Author: Patty Mugubira, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"Evictions loom to pave way for economic zone"...

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13 November 2017

Kenya: African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights says govt.'s failure to regulate Bridge International Academies may compromise right to education

Author: The East African Centre for Human Rights (Kenya) & others

"African Commission raises concern about lack of regulation of Bridge International Academies"...

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