Monthly Archives: October 2012

October 10, 2012
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International Day of the Girl: Girls’ Rights are Human Rights

Education is hope and dignity. Education is growth and empowerment. Education is the basic building block of every society and a pathway out of poverty.” -United Nations Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon By Nora Fyles, Head of UNGEI Secretariat October 11 marks …View More  > 

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New @EFAReport paper shows #education can advance all of proposed #post2015 sustainable dev goals: http://t.co/HEShvCF9Sh #unite4dev #UNGA 7:06 PM Sep 18th
RT @globaledufirst: Promoting equity must be boldly addressed in the #Post2015 agenda moving forward - Mr Alipui #unite4dev 1:20 PM Sep 18th
RT @globaledufirst: Men are important advocates girls' for #education and empowerment - @Katja_Iversen #unite4dev 1:15 PM Sep 18th
Educating women is crucial for reducing neonatal mortality (accompanied by graph below) #promise4children 8:31 PM Sep 17th
Lack of women’s education and empowerment is a major underlying cause for child mortality http://t.co/iSyTkGcijT #promise4children 7:02 PM Sep 17th