” Why should not the children of the poor get the same education as those of the rich?” Razia Sultan( former child labourer, recently honoured with the UN Special Envoy for Global Education’s Youth Courage) asks me over a scratchy telephone line. Why indeed?

My latest column in The Asian Age


This column has also been picked up by the UN Special Envoy on Global Education, Gordon Brown, and is on the site below. Thanks to Mr Brown and his wife Sarah for encouraging Razia and Ashwini along with all the others.


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