On 21 January, Vanessa Martin, Head of Information and Advocacy at Aide et Action France, was interviewed on the TV programme "All experts!" of France Bleu Paris, on the occasion of International Education Day. At the microphone, she talks about education in times of crisis.
With poverty on the rise in the north-east of Sri Lanka, young girls and boys find themselves marginalised, unemployed and confronted with violence. In five towns in the north, Action Education has set up vocational training centres as part of the iLEAD project, to help young people find employment.