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June 1, 2017
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Ten Trends in Girls’ Education

Submitted by Christina Kwauk - postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, Amanda Braga - project coordinator and research assistant in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, & Nora Fyles - Director of the Secretariat for the United Nations …View More  > 

May 24, 2017
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Tech start-up entrepreneur aims to track women’s health in Uganda

Submitted by Margaret Nanyombi, founder & CEO at HerHealth/BVKit Uganda, a company that focuses on innovation on health tools for women. This blog is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series,  focussing on women and girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  …View More  > 

May 17, 2017
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‘STEM Connect’ program brings together students from across the globe

Submitted by Hanya Qureshi, co-developer of the UN Ivy STEM Connect Program. This blog is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series,  focussing on women and girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.    After months of research and planning, …View More  > 

May 12, 2017
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Coding for Change: Mentoring Afghanistan’s tech girls

Submitted by Nahid Ahmadi, Mentor at Code to Inspire  – an organisation which uses technology education and outreach to provide Afghan women with leverage in their fight for social, political, and economic equality. This blog is part of the UN Girls’ …View More  > 

May 4, 2017
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How girls’ education intersects with violent extremism

By Amanda Braga – Project Coordinator and Research Assistant – Center for Universal Education and, Christina Kwauk Postdoctoral Fellow – Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education. This blog was originally published 13/4/2017 on the Brookings education blog.   …View More  > 

March 7, 2017
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Planning for gender equality in the classroom

Submitted by Nora Fyles Head of Secretariat at the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative, and  Karen Mundy, Chief Technical Officer for the Global Partnership for Education.    GPE and UNGEI introduce a tool that brings a gender lens to education …View More  > 

December 16, 2016
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#SeePossibility: Five factors for building inclusive education for girls

 This blog is part of UNGEI’s week long blog series titled #SeePossibilty which  focuses on inclusive education.    Looking back over this week’s #SeePossibility campaign, five issues jump out as key to making inclusive education a reality, especially for girls with …View More  > 

December 15, 2016
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Breaking down barriers to inclusive education in Lesotho

Nkhasi Sefuthi is the Executive Director of the Lesotho National Federation of Organisations of the Disabled. This blog is part of UNGEI’s week long blog series titled #SeePossibilty which  focuses on inclusive education.  Girls with disabilities experience serious inequalities in terms of access to inclusive …View More  > 

December 14, 2016
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Costing Equity – How investing in inclusive education enables girls to succeed

    Nafisa Baboo is a Senior Inclusive Education Advisor for Light For The World. This blog is part of UNGEI’s week long blog series titled #SeePossibilty which  focuses on inclusive education.      Great strides have been made in raising awareness and …View More  > 

December 13, 2016
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Inclusive education is reuniting families in Moldova

Submitted by Nancy Maguire, Child and Youth Participation Coordinator at Lumos. This blog is part of UNGEI’s week long blog series titled #SeePossibilty which  focuses on inclusive education.    For children with (and without) disabilities school is about far more than getting …View More  > 

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