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May 26, 2015
Experience and Evidence: How War Affects Syrian Girls

Xanthe Ackerman is the founder of Advancing Girls’ Education in Africa and a journalist with The Fuller Project for International Reporting (FPIR)   Maisam Alahmed is a student at Northeastern University under the King Abdullah Scholarship Program and student fellow …View More  > 

May 21, 2015
UNGEI #YouthTalks meets Anthony Ssembatya

Age: 29, Student Anthony Ssembatya, a Ugandan national with strong links to Rwanda, lives with a striking memory: seeing Tutsi women and girls carrying babies on their backs and kitchen cargo on their heads, running for their lives to save their …View More  > 

May 11, 2015
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UNGEI launches #YouthTalks

UNGEI is determined and committed to accelerate action on girls’ education and gender equality. By revitalizing broad social mobilization and high-level political action, we are working with our partners to ensure that every girl, as well as every boy, goes …View More  > 

May 7, 2015
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Does getting pregnant cause girls to drop out of school?

This post was originally published on the EFA GMR World Education Blog on 7 May. By Stephanie Psaki, research associate focusing on girls education for the Population Council. Globally, “schoolgirl pregnancy” is cited as one of the primary barriers to girls’ education. In …View More  > 

April 22, 2015
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The folly of barring pregnant girls from school in Sierra Leone

This post was originally published on the Africa is a Country blog on 15 April. By Chernor Bah Pregnant girls are now barred from school in my country Sierra Leone. The government has decided that as schools reopen this week …View More  > 

April 17, 2015
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Investing in girls yields big returns

This post was originally posted on the Skoll World Forum website on 27 March. By Memory Banda My name is Memory Banda, and I am from Malawi. My country bears the burden of one of the world’s highest rates of …View More  > 

April 15, 2015
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Hibo: A birth certificate and a school bag

This story was originally published on the UNICEF MENA Out of School Children website on 15 April. Big dreams Djibouti – Hibo holds her flower-patterned schoolbag very tight to her chest, like a precious treasure – and, for her, it …View More  > 

April 9, 2015
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Education for All 2000-2015: The #EduVerdict is in!

This blog post was originally published on the EFA GMR World Education Blog on 9 April 2015. The 12th GMR report has just been launched: ‘Education for All 2000-2015: achievements and challenges.’ The Report shows how the world has done in achieving …View More  > 

March 28, 2015
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Measuring gender equality in education: A challenge for the Sustainable Development agenda

This post originally appeared on the EFA GMR, World Education Blog on 27 March 2015. By Elaine Unterhalter, Professor of Education and International Development at the Institute of Education, University College London, and Joan Dejaeghere Associate Professor, Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy and …View More  > 

March 20, 2015
The School of Silence: Break the silence, bring forth that which is hidden

Spanish: La escuela del silencio French: L’ecole du silence María, Ana and Rosa are three Peruvians who do not know each other, yet they share the same situation: being girls in a school and in a society that limits and …View More  > 

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