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20 June 2006 - UNICEF helps to bring education to pastoral children in Ethiopia

Tape#: JN 6331500
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Medina Humed Ahmed (centre), 10, lines up with other girls to enter the Galifega Alternative Basic Education Primary School in Afar Region, Ethiopia.

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Production date: May 2006

Duration: 6:00

Keywords: UNICEF, children, Ethiopia, Afar, pastoralist, pastoral, education, alternative education

Main sequences: In Afar, one of the poorest regions in Ethiopia, nearly 90 per cent of children are not in school. The Government of Afar, with support from UNICEF, have adopted an educational strategy that provides flexible hours to help pastoral children both attend school and help with chores. 

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