把教育放在首位

伦敦—长久以来,全民教育在重要的国际变革运动中一直叨陪末座。如今,出于联合国秘书长潘基文之所以推出“教育第一”(Education First)计划的两个核心原因,教育回到了它应有的全球政策日程最优先事项的地位。

首先也是最重要的,年轻人已让自己称为男生女生全民教育的最大支持者。年轻人——特别是女孩——拒绝否定机会、保持沉默,他们掀起了一场现时代人权大斗争。

巴基斯坦年轻女孩马拉拉·尤沙夫赛(Malala Yousafzai)因为坚持女孩受教育的权利而被塔利班枪击头部,她的英勇斗争让人无法不动容。没有人不注意到巴基斯坦和其他国家纷纷掀起了支持马拉拉所坚持的运动的狂潮。

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