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December 12, 2016
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The right to education for girls with disability: an experience from Uganda

Submitted by Josephine Namirimu, Mentor for the Girls Education Challenge, a program of Cheshire Services Uganda. This blog is part of UNGEI’s week long blog series titled #SeePossibilty which  focuses on inclusive education.  We all believe that children have the right to safe, …View More  > 

December 12, 2016
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Inclusive Teaching Materials as a Tool for Equity

Submitted by Koli Banik,  a Senior Education Advisor at USAID’s Bureau for Africa. This blog is part of UNGEI’s week long blog series titled #SeePossibilty which  focuses on inclusive education.  How do we ensure that one of the most marginalized groups in the world, …View More  > 

December 9, 2016
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It’s time to address school-related gender-based violence in emergency settings

 Submitted by Sujata Bordoloi and Silje Skeie on behalf of the Global Working Group to end School-Related Gender-Based Violence.  This blog is a part of the Global Working Group to End SRGBV 16 Days of Activism campaign.     “In the village or …View More  > 

December 8, 2016
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Gender-based violence is unacceptable in schools. GPE & its partners are actively working to prevent & end SRGBV

 A girl sitting at her desk in Madagascar. Credit: GPE/Carine Durand   Submitted by Louise Banham on behalf of the Global Partnership for Education.  This blog is a part of the Global Working Group to End SRGBV 16 Days of Activism campaign. …View More  > 

October 27, 2016
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How I Started a Sanitary Napkin Revolution!

Filmed May 2012, in Bangalore as part of the TED Global Talent Search. Originally published on the TED Talk website, you can view this talk and transcript in multiple languages. To view the video, visit this link or click the image above.   …View More  > 

October 26, 2016
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What Does WASH in Schools Have to Do with Building Bridges?

  This blog was originally published on the WASHplus Blog, September 22, 2015. Authored by Sarah Fry, WASHplus activity manager for the USAID-funded project, SPLASH.   That’s literally, not figuratively, building bridges. Two weeks ago I would not have been able to even …View More  > 

October 25, 2016
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Breaking the Taboo: Ending Stigma Around Menstruation

This post was written for Girls’ Globe, May 23, 2016. By Vivian Onano   It is very exciting to be speaking this week at the Women Deliver event in Copenhagen. The conference is the place to be for concrete discussion and examination …View More  > 

October 24, 2016
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Addressing a symptom of gender discrimination in the school environment: Why improving MHM matters for adolescent girls and female teachers

 Submitted by Dr. Marni Sommer, Columbia University Associate Professor.    Around the world, millions of adolescent girls face stigma and marginalization around the issue of managing their menstrual hygiene. Research documents girls’ experiences of shame, fear, and confusion while attempting to manage their periods …View More  > 

October 12, 2016
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Target 4a – What is at stake for monitoring progress on effective learning environments?

 This blog first appeared on the GEM Report website October 12, 2016.   4.a Build and upgrade education facilities that are child, disability and gender sensitive and provide safe, non-violent, inclusive and effective learning environments for all  The concept of effective learning …View More  > 

October 12, 2016
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Ending gender violence in schools: what works and what does research tell us?

This blog was written by Jenny Parkes and first appeared on the Institute of Education, University College of London Blog on October 11, 2016.     Every day, girls around the world face physical, sexual and psychological violence in and …View More  > 

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