Free Education is a Right for Me. A Report on Free and Compulsory Primary Education

Quality education for all children is a worldwide commitment. This is evident from the large number of education and inter­national laws and policies governing free and compulsory edu­cation that have been agreed upon by governments. Save the Children has seen the commitment in many places, not least of governments, parents and children but also of other actors in southern Sudan. With this report, Save the Children hopes that governments as well as those providing international assistance will fulfill their obligations to allocate the maximum extent of their resources for the implementation of the rights of children in general, and for the right to education in particular, as stipulated in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Published 2011-02-04