Ahead of International Day of Education on 24th January, World Vision Ireland has highlighted that if every girl worldwide received 12 years’ quality education, lifetime earnings for women would increase by US$15 to US$30 trillion globally.
"This latest move is further evidence of the disregard the US administration has for the lives of vulnerable people." – Éamonn Meehan
This year’s theme was ‘Forced to Flee’ which inspired a moving and thought-provoking selection of poems on the themes of displacement and seeking refuge.
One of the aims of the visit is to learn more about the impact of the Syrian crisis throughout the region and to discuss how schools and churches can link up.
Holy Land Coordination group will celebrate Mass in Bethlehem and visit the Christian community of Beit Jala which has suffered the loss of land and livelihood.