Progress in reducing the number of children denied their right to primary education has all but stopped, according to new data from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics. Who are these children? Where do they live, and why have so many never set foot in a classroom? This video presents key facts on the 57 million children who remain out of school, one-half of whom live in Africa.

‘Data to make a difference’ from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics: www.uis.unesco.org

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