Many people in the small southern African country of Lesotho are poor. Lots of children start working at a young age and can't attend school. Now in evening classes, they're learning reading, writing and arithmetic.
Poverty and unemployment can lead to prostitution. And that can have consequences which are hard to reverse, as Diana Wanyonyi found out when she met up with two young male sex workers in Mombasa, Kenya.
The UN's children's agency, UNICEF, has said at least 3.7 million children in war-torn Afghanistan cannot go to school. Girls are at a particular disadvantage, it added.
Millions of young Africans will soon be looking for jobs. Donors increasingly want to support African startups, but do they really offer a way out of Africa's unemployment problem?
Young refugees often land in disadvantaged schools that lack qualified teachers in deprived areas. A new study claims that for integration to succeed, educators will have to rethink their approach.
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