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June 26, 2015
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
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
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
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
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  > 

April 17, 2015
Investing in girls yields big returns

This post was originally posted on the Skoll World Forum website on 27 March. By Memory Banda My name is Memory Banda, and I am from Malawi. My country bears the burden of one of the world’s highest rates of …View More  > 

April 15, 2015
Hibo: A birth certificate and a school bag

This story was originally published on the UNICEF MENA Out of School Children website on 15 April. Big dreams Djibouti – Hibo holds her flower-patterned schoolbag very tight to her chest, like a precious treasure – and, for her, it …View More  > 

April 9, 2015
Education for All 2000-2015: The #EduVerdict is in!

This blog post was originally published on the EFA GMR World Education Blog on 9 April 2015. The 12th GMR report has just been launched: ‘Education for All 2000-2015: achievements and challenges.’ The Report shows how the world has done in achieving …View More  > 

March 28, 2015
Measuring gender equality in education: A challenge for the Sustainable Development agenda

This post originally appeared on the EFA GMR, World Education Blog on 27 March 2015. By Elaine Unterhalter, Professor of Education and International Development at the Institute of Education, University College London, and Joan Dejaeghere Associate Professor, Department of Organizational Leadership, Policy and …View More  > 

March 10, 2015
This Girl Knows How to Deal With Street Harassment

This post originally appeared on the Room to Read site on 24 February 2015.   Distance and scorching heat were not the only things that made Rajkumari dread her long journey from her village of Nagla Mai to her secondary school in the neighboring village …View More  > 

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