Lao PDR

Total population (in thousands) 6,580 (2013)
Population aged 14 years and younger (in thousands) 2,337 (2013)
Out-of-school children 36,499 (2014)
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Three stops, three classrooms. Arriving at the gate of Ban Doub School, our first stop, in Ta Oi district of Saravan province, we hear a clamour from within. The children are laughing, clapping and singing, “My village! My Village is beautiful! My village is fun! My...

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Rural Lao boys substituting for their mothers

Children of school-going age are forced to stay at home to care for their younger siblings. Kham lives in Hatsaphei village, Ngoi district, Luang Prabang province. He plays the role as a friend and mother to take care of his younger brother when his parents are...
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