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Resources to support the NSW secondary Geography curriculum
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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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‘Girls are the world’s forgotten population’: Nine facts about child brides

‘Girls are the world’s forgotten population’: Nine facts about child brides | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Millions of girls are married off to adult men every year. They often face much more than you might expect.
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Horrified to see this. 

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Malala speaks for silenced children

Malala speaks for silenced children | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Although shot and almost killed by the Taliban for advocating education for girls, schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has...
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Inspirational words from a 16 year-old regarding the right to education for children.

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Global Maps - Children's Chances

Global Maps - Children's Chances | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
This section provides a global picture of where countries stand on laws and policies that governments can implement to make a difference in children’s life chances.
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