The Global Citizen Guide to Education

July 21, 2017, Newsletter


Global Citizen Stories


Why Sesame Street’s Newest Puppets Are So Important

The new characters, Zari and Zeerak, have moved onto Afghanistan’s Sesame Street to teach kids a super important lesson about women and girls.


Get Ready for Two Justin Trudeaus to Melt Your Heart

The only thing better than one Justin Trudeau is two Justin Trudeaus. See the heartwarming picture of Canada’s prime minister and the Syrian baby named after him.


This Country Just Banned Styrofoam-Like Containers

After a five-year notice, this country is cracking down on the harmful plastic and handing out huge fines – with absolutely no exceptions.


This Video Game Will Show You What It’s Like to Suffer From Mental Illness

Alana Zablocki decided to create her own interactive novel to help those close to her better understand her experiences.


Climate Change Is to Blame for B.C. Wildfires

There are more than 160 wildfires burning across the province and experts warn there will be more.


This Woman Was Arrested for Being a Woman

For this woman in Saudi Arabia, a six-second video was all it took for police to investigate and arrest her – just for walking through the country in a skirt.


Canada’s Commitment To Funding Education Is Unclear

The PM met with Julia Gillard from the Global Partnership for Education to discuss how gender relates to education. Will Canada increase its funding?


Kids Are Starving and Seriously Need Your Help

Right now, 1.4 million kids are suffering from severe malnutrition as famine threatens Africa. Call on world leaders to end this crisis immediately.

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