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Back to School

This October, decision makers and leaders all over the world went Back to School to learn from students about what we can do to build a world where all young people are free, safe and educated. Beginning the 16th October, the week that marks the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, we are asked that those who represent us to not forget the world’s 100 million most marginalised children. 

Want to join us?

Welcome! This website has everything you need to take part in Decision Makers Back to School Day, 2017. On the Around the World page, you can see the success of events in schools across five continents. 

Even though the week is over, events are still happening and we'd still love to have you join us. Use the menu at the top to find the resources you need, see where events are happening around the world and share pictures and stories of what's happening in your school. You can keep checking back for Back to School 2018 too - Get involved!

100 Million

Back to School is a global moment supported by the 100 Million campaign, a youth to youth mobilisation for a world where all young people are free, safe and educated. Find out more about the campaign and how to get involved here.

Decision Makers Back to School Day is being organised by coalitions of civil society organisations at national levels. The global campaign secretariat is hosted by the Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation. For inquiries, please email backtoschool@100million.org