Barriers to education

Photographer: Christian Lesske


As many as 243 million children and young people were out of school in 2014, according to the Global Education Monitoring Report

Children without parental care or at risk of losing it face several barriers to access quality education. Some of the most common reasons why children are excluded from education are:

Child poverty

Domestic violence

Emergencies

Discrimination

Child labour, abuse and exploitation

Disease



Learn how we work to overcome these barriers