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August 28, 2015
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What’s a girl gotta do to get to school?

This story was originally posted on the Global Citizen website on 24 August 2015. By Meghan Werft Being a girl is not always easy. Especially when it comes to school. We know beyond a doubt the benefits of girls education. But …View More  > 

August 18, 2015
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Hear My Story, I’m a Girl Who Got an Education

This article was originally posted on the Women’s ENews website on 12 August 2015. By Laura Golakeh WASHINGTON –I was 2 years old and innocent and never really understood why my four older siblings would leave me every morning even …View More  > 

July 20, 2015
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Mobile schools acclimatize to educate girls in rural Kenya

This article was originally published on the Globe and Mail website on 15 July 2015. By Kagondu Njagi At 16 years of age, Nagirasia Lengima is already a mother of two. But parenthood doesn’t stop her from indulging in her …View More  > 

July 14, 2015
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Addis – Can we break out of Groundhog Day?

This blog post was originally published on the EFA GMR blog on 13 July 2015. By Kate Redman I hesitated about putting pen to paper on this blog. It seems so obvious that we won’t achieve the vision of sustainable …View More  > 

July 7, 2015
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Malala Yousafzai: Our leaders are still choosing bombs over girls’ education

This article was originally published on the Telegraph UK website on 6 July 2015. By Malala Yousafzai Tomorrow, I return to Oslo where last year I received the Nobel Peace Prize with child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi. When I heard I …View More  > 

June 26, 2015
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Today’s challenges for girls’ education

This story was originally published on the Brookings Institute website on 26 June 2015. By Elizabeth King and Rebecca Winthrop Educating a girl is one of the best investments her family, community, and country can make. We know that a good quality education …View More  > 

June 5, 2015
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World Education Forum declares: ‘no target met unless met for all’

This blog post was originally published on The Conversation UK on 26 May 2015. By Pauline Rose Looking back at the World Education Forum, which drew more than 1,500 people from 140 countries to Incheon in the Republic of Korea, …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  > 

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