Nine year-old Lucy was born with a disability. The first eight years of her life were spent at home, unable to walk. Thanks to a VSO volunteer's work as part of the TENI (Tackling Education Needs Inclusively) programme, she now goes to school and actively participates in the classroom.
VSO's new report, Actions and interactions: Gender equality in teaching and education management in Cameroon, adds to our Valuing Teachers research being carried out in 13 countries.
While gender parity in education in Cameroon is yet to be achieved, policy efforts have increased girls’ school access. Read the report to find out more.
VSO Thailand/Myanmar's new report uses the voices of communities to highlight the situation of young migrant children in Thailand and the significant barriers they face in accessing the most basic early childhood development provisions.
Sharing skills in mental health
As VSO Sri Lanka's mental health programme draws to a close, stakeholders are optimistic that its impact will live on. Find out about the programme's success and watch a documentary film illustrating personal experiences of patients, mental health professionals, local partners and volunteers who have been involved in the programme over the last 15 years.
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