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Africa's young to swell by 2050

Africa's young to swell by 2050 | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it

"Africa's under-18 population will swell by two-thirds to reach almost a billion by 2050, a new UN report says. The findings show a "massive shift in the world's child population towards Africa", it says.

Its projections indicate that by 2050, about 40% of all children will be in Africa, up from around 10% in 1950."

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Internat'l agreement to end child soldiers

With #stopkony trending on twitter, there is growing interest in the concept of child soldiers.  This is a great video from UNICEF to discuss the issue beyond Central Africa and other international efforts to end the use of child soldiers. 


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TeachUNICEF

TeachUNICEF | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
TeachUNICEF is a portfolio of free global education resources. Resources cover grades PK-12, are interdisciplinary (social studies, science, math, English/language arts, foreign/world languages), and align with standards.
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"TeachUNICEF is a portfolio of global education teacher resources designed and collected by the U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s Education Department for teachers, afterschool instructors, and parents. The units, lesson plans, stories, videos and multimedia cover topics ranging from the Millennium Development Goals to poverty and water and sanitation."

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