Alexis Stergakis

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March 7, 2017
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  > 

November 23, 2016
16 Days of Activism to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence

Kicking off its 25th year from 25 November – 10 December, the 16 Days of Activism to Against Gender Based Violence Campaign this year focuses on the theme, “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education …View More  > 

November 11, 2016
Four Fast Facts about Menstruation and Girls’ Education

Overwhelming evidence provides that Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) plays a fundamental role in enabling young women and girls to reach their full potential in education. Although there is some progress in breaking barriers to MHM for girls’ education, systematic integrated MHM through Water, Sanitation and …View More  > 

October 31, 2016
Menstruation and Sanitation in Schools – it matters!

Infographic by her turn. You can find more infographics and resources on MHM in school and upcoming world Toilet Day events via the Water Aid website.   For too many girls periods mean missing school days: 86% of girls in …View More  > 

October 24, 2016
#MenstruationMatters, period.

This week, to coincide with the 5th Annual MHM in WASH in Schools Virtual Conference hosted by Columbia University and UNICEF, UNGEI is featuring leading blogs, documentaries and written pieces on menstrual hygiene management from around the world. Keeping the focus on MHM and …View More  > 

October 10, 2016
Girls’ Learning and Empowerment – The Role of School Environments

UNGEI and ODI have teamed up to develop a rigorous review on the impact of school environments on girls’ learning outcomes. Our ‘Girls’ Learning and Empowerment – The Role of School Environments’ rigorous review report finds that, despite major increases in …View More  > 

September 30, 2016
UNGEI’s Response to Education Commission Report ‘The Learning Generation: Investing in Education for a Changing World’

Photo credit/Alexis Stergakis   New York, 30 September 2016 – During the 71ST Session of the UN General Assembly, the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity launched the much awaited, ‘The Learning Generation: Investing in Education for a Changing …View More  > 

September 9, 2016
UNGEI Fund reveals valuable evidence on girls’ education and gender equality

From 2014 -2016 the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI), in partnership with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), launched the UNGEI Fund for Documentation of Good Practice in Girls’ Education and Gender Equality. The UNGEI Fund provided technical assistance and …View More  > 

August 12, 2016
Introducing, Alice Saisha – UNGEI Youth Representative

The United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative would like to take the opportunity to celebrate International Youth Day by welcoming our new Youth Representative Alice Saisha to the UNGEI team. As a highly accomplished leader, Alice brings with her an intimate understanding of …View More  > 

August 7, 2016
UNGEI presents #YouthLeads

To celebrate International Youth Day on August 12, UNGEI is hosting #YouthLeads –  a week-long blog series (running August 8-12) dedicated to highlighting the voices of youth leadership in global education. Over the next five days youth leaders in education from …View More  > 

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