A World of Discrimination: Minorities, Indigenous Peoples and Education

Chapter in State of the World’s Minorities and Indigenous Peoples 2009 (June 2009)

This analysis shows that in all regions of the world minority and indigenous children are being deprived of a quality education. Of the 101 million children out of school and the 776 million adults who cannot read and write, the majority are from ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities. The chapter outlines what governments need to do to ensure that the right to education is realised.

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