Covid-19 has unleashed a global learning crisis for children, but there is a unique opportunity for investment in girls’ education.
As a permanent member of the Security Council and close ally to all members of the Coalition, it is in a perfect position to do so.
The meagre efforts of the Department of Health have failed to curtail it.
The early years are absolutely crucial to a child’s prospects, and recruiting more specialist teachers must be a priority.
The instinct of our readers is that the justification of development spending is not that it will have benefits for Britain, but that it is good in itself.
A key question is whether we want their entry into Europe to be controlled by governments or by gangs of people smugglers.