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International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Written by Gianna Chen and Panashe Marie Louise Mlambo Established by UN General Assembly resolution 2142 (XXI) on 26 October 1966, 21 March marks the International Day for the Elimination

Press Release: International Cyber Censorship Day 2024

12th March 2024 Some governments use cyber censorship to suppress the right to freedom of speech. Cyber Censorship is an emergent issue that is evident to this day. Cyber Censorship

Press Release: International Women’s Day 2024

Shattering Stereotypes, Building Strength: Broken Chalk’s Stand Against Violence As the world marks International Women’s Day, Broken Chalk reaffirms its unwavering commitment to combating gender-based violence and dismantling the harmful

Advocating for Zero Discrimination in Education on United Nations Zero Discrimination Day

Written by Gianna Chen and Panashe Marie Louise Mlambo March 1 marks a significant day on the global calendar as the world commemorates United Nations Zero Discrimination Day. Led by

Broken Chalk calls for recognition of the importance of access to education in the mother language

Written by Luzi Maj Leonhardt, Dooyum Stephanie Tseke, Sara Rossomonte Today, on the International Day of the Mother Language, the acknowledgement and advancement of the mother language in education, and social

Red Hand Day Marks Urgent Call to End the Use of Child Soldiers

As the world observes an increase in conflicts across the globe, the use of child soldiers remains a reality on this day February 12. From the ongoing conflicts in Ukraine
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Press Release: International Day for Education

On the 24th of January, the world celebrates the importance of education for peace and development with the International Day of Education. In light of this celebration, Broken Chalk reiterates

World Children’s Day 2023

In A Theory of Justice, John Rawls contends that political institutions should prioritise the rights of the most vulnerable in society. World Children’s Day, first established in 1954, affirms that

International Migrants Day

18th December 2023 The United Nations (UN) estimates that 281 million people live outside their country of origin, 15% of whom are children. Individuals have always moved in search of

Press Release: #Act4RightsNow! Broken Chalk calls on everybody to stand up for educational rights and human rights education all over the world

December 10, 2023 Human Rights Day Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states: “All humans are born free and equal”. This December 10th, we celebrate the 75th

Press Release: Broken Chalk Highlights Global Genocide Victims on the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime

International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime As the world commemorates the International Day of the

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Learning Left Behind: Post-COVID Struggles of Children with Disabilities in Education Roughly 240 million children, constituting one in every ten worldwide, live with disabilities. Regrettably, these children frequently encounter barriers