How many children around the world are missing out on school? 24 million 45 million 57 million
How many children who are missing out on school have a disability? 4 million 11 million 24 million Lucy, aged eleven lives in Kenya. She has polio which affects her right leg. Photo: Arjun Kohli/Arete Stories/ ActionAid
Tasui lives in Nigeria. He is fifteen and contracted polio when he was two. He campaigns for children to go to school.. Photo: Kate Holt/Shoot the Earth/ ActionAid
Tasui helping his family at home in Kaduna, Nigeria. Photo: Kate Holt/Shoot the Earth/ ActionAid
Ade talking to pupils at Southern Road Primary School in East London. Photo: Garry Crompton/Southern Road Primary School
Ade and pupils joining the Send All My Friends to School campaign. Photo: Garry Crompton/Southern Road Primary School
In the year 2000 there were 114 million children out of school …. Today, the number of children out of school has halved. But, 57 million children are still missing out. 1 in 3 of these children have a disability.
Linh, aged seven lives in Vietnam. She is being carried by her mum to school. Linh has a paralysed leg. Photo: Oxfam
Difasi, aged eight lives in Uganda. He has been blind since birth. He doesn’t go to school because there are no teaching materials for him. Photo: Georgina Cranston/SightSavers
Borsha, aged nine lives in Bangladesh. She is blind but goes to school because her teachers are trained to support blind children. Photo: Georgina Cranston/Sightsavers
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