Europe – Global Campaign for Education

The Global Action Week for Education took place from the 22 to 28 of April, 2012. There are still 69 million children in the world that do not go to school, out of which 54% are girls. There are also 759 million adults that are illiterate and 2 thirds of them are women. Several institutions such as Fe y Alegría, Alboan, Entreculturas of the Society of Jesus are promoting the Campaign. And the Secretariat for Social Justice and Ecology, through its Ignatian Advocacy Network is also promoting (GIAN) ‘Right to Education’ as an area for advocacy.