SCHOOL pupils have learned the importance of education in the ongoing fight against poverty.
Students from Admiral Lord Nelson School in Portsmouth were given a presentation from anti-poverty organisation The ONE Campaign about how and why 130 million girls are out of school around the world.
Grace O’Reilly, aged 11, said: ‘I think that girls should have the right to an education as well as boys.
‘Girls can learn to get a good job so they can earn money for their family.’
Campaigns coordinator Billy Hill said: ‘The Admiral Lord Nelson students were so passionate about this issue.
‘Many talked about their pride in the UK helping so many children around the world.’