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Getting children into school is not like going to Pluto, says Julia Gillard


NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world is facing a crisis if countries do not increase their education budgets and get more children into school, warned Julia Gillard, chair of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE), a global education funding agency

Violence against schoolgirls sets stage for global pact on education: ex-Australia PM

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A spate of shocking violence against schoolgirls in developing nations has set the stage for a global commitment later this year to ensure all girls have the chance of an education, according to former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

World, Jun 16 2015

China's coal imports from North Korea ease after sanctions

BEIJING China's coal imports from North Korea eased last month after new U.N. Security Council sanctions curbing the isolated country's sales abroad came into effect, while Russia, Mongolia, Australia and Indonesia raised shipments, data showed on Friday.