WIP is a lead partner in the global campaign #UpForSchool, a call to action to demonstrate the public support for universal primary education. This petition aims to push child rights higher up the international agenda and to drive changes in national legislations, in order to meet the provisions of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
All the signatures collected by female Parliamentarians will be handed over to the United Nations General Assembly, next September 2015.
Become the WIP Champion for Education in your country to help make education a top priority in the world!
By becoming the WIP Champion for Education you can have visible impact in this important mission. As a Parliamentarian, you can help mobilise your local community to take action. By accepting this challenge, you are encouraged to:
• Collect signatures for the #UpForSchool petition in your country. You will be provided with a toolkit available in 24 different languages.
• Be the representative for the UpForSchool Campaign, uniquely positioned to advocate for every child’s right to education in your own country as well as among your fellow female MPs across the world.
• Play a prominent role in all WIP activities related to children’s right to education.
• Share your experiences as a WIP Champion through the #UpForSchool & WIP websites.
To become the WIP Champion for Education, please submit an application of interest.