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December 20, 2014
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Cultivating Local Leaders for Girls’ Education in Developing Countries

This post originally appeared on The Brookings Institution site on 9 December 2014. By Khadim Hussain I come from Pakistan, a country with the world’s second highest number of out-of-school children—about 5.5 million. Girls make up two-thirds of that number. …View More  > 

December 16, 2014
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Scoring Education Goals for Girls!

By Abdul Kassim and Ryan Sarafolean The Kibera Girls Soccer Academy (KGSA) started as one room with two tables, rented chairs, and eleven girls who wanted to learn. Today it’s a two-story facility comprised of four classrooms, a science laboratory and …View More  > 

December 3, 2014
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Technology: Transforming the Lives of Children with Disabilities

This post originally appeared on the UNICEF Connect site on 2 December 2014. December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day when the talents, contributions and abilities of people with disabilities are celebrated globally. The goal is …View More  > 

November 26, 2014
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The Revolution is Not a Hashtag

This post originally appeared on the Center for Women’s Global Leadership site on 25 November 2014. By Nebila Abdulmelik We often try to find new, innovative and creative ways of organizing and mobilizing around pertinent issues such as sexual and …View More  > 

November 20, 2014
Every Child Has the Right to an Education!

This post originally appeared on the Global Partnership for Education site on 20 November 2014. On Universal Children’s Day, let’s remember how important education is. For those of us committed to children’s education, today is a day for celebration – …View More  > 

November 17, 2014
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Post-2015 Education: Calling for your feedback on proposed indicators for a global agenda!

This post originally appeared on the World Education Blog site on 17 November 2014. Join a global consultation on education indicators for a global agenda By Albert Motivans, UNESCO Institute for Statistics Today, we are launching a new online consultation …View More  > 

November 3, 2014
The Power of Partnership in Transforming Girls’ Education

As part of the Girls’ Education Challenge, The UK Government’s Department for International Development is partnering with four large private sector companies – Avanti Communications, The Coca-Cola Company, Discovery Communications and Ericsson – to boost educational outcomes for over 100,000 …View More  > 

October 9, 2014
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Breaking Cycles of Gender-based Violence in Schools Starts at Home

This is a special post to commemorate International Day of the Girl Child 2014. By Ginny Kintz, Senior Education Technical Advisor, and Amanda Moll, Knowledge and Learning Advisor, CARE USA This summer the world was captivated by the news of …View More  > 

October 1, 2014
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A Commitment to Raise the Global Ambition for Girls’ Education

This post originally appeared on the Brookings Institution Education Plus Development blog on 24 September 2014. By Rebecca Winthrop, Director of the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, and Eileen McGivney, Research Analyst at the Center for Universal Education …View More  > 

September 23, 2014
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Let’s Help Young People be Heard

This post originally appeared on the Plan site on 23 September 2014. By Emily Laurie, Plan Global Advocacy Manager I am Scottish, but because I live in England, I did not get to vote in the recent referendum on independence …View More  > 

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