Did you know that a lot of clothing is produced in factories where workers are paid poor wages and work in sweatshop like conditions? Some of the clothes may have even been produced using child labour. But there are alternatives!
Education has been declared a Universal Human Right and one of the Rights of the Child by the United Nations. It is for this reason that it’s imperative to examine, not only the importance of education, but to ask questions about why some children in the Global South don’t get to go to school, and what role gender plays in determining whose rights are denied.