Worldwide, 132 million girls are not in school. On the occasion of the International Women's Rights DayVanessa Martin, Head of Public Speaking and Advocacy at Aide et Action, raises awareness on this crucial issue in the programme Smart Education from B Smart, news media dedicated to economics and finance. An interview conducted by Eva Ben-Saadi.
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.