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Education as a platform for economic participation: thinking beyond 2015

April 23, 2012

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Be mindful of the post-2015 agenda. This was Amina Az-Zubair’s closing message of her keynote address at the recent World Bank Colloquium, Getting to Equal in Education: Addressing Multiple Sources of Disadvantage to Achieve Learning. With much of the focus on the 2015 deadline of the MDGs, Az-Zubair raised an important and often overlooked point: […]

Family and Work: An Immigrant Woman’s Dilemma

January 28, 2012

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By Zaira CortésGlobal Connect! BloggerThursday, January 26, 2012 Midnight passes and it is intensely cold on Roosevelt Avenue. On the corner of 82 Street, Maria Gomez, a-39-year-old Mexican, carefully cleans the space occupied by her food cart. With water and “jabón Roma,” she brushes the fat off the stove that comes from the meat she […]

Family and Work: An Immigrant Woman’s Dilemma

January 28, 2012

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By Zaira CortésGlobal Connect! BloggerThursday, January 26, 2012 Midnight passes and it is intensely cold on Roosevelt Avenue. On the corner of 82 Street, Maria Gomez, a-39-year-old Mexican, carefully cleans the space occupied by her food cart. With water and “jabón Roma,” she brushes the fat off the stove that comes from the meat she […]