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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  > 

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 11, 2016
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The Life of XX

Submitted by Taha Fathima Khan – Global Youth Ambassador for A World at School. Read Taha’s  full bio at the bottom of this article.    X and Y – two letters that can make a world of difference. Genetics show that we …View More  > 

August 12, 2016
Five strategies to achieve the 2030 education goals

This blog post is a part of the UNGEI #YouthLeads blog series, running from August 8 – 12. For daily blog notifications follow us on twitter at @UNGEI. Submitted By Alice Saisha – UNGEI Youth Representative. Madame Victoria, a teacher I …View More  > 

November 13, 2015
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Guatemala raises minimum legal age of marriage to 18

This story was originally published on the MenCare website on 10 November 2015. In an expedited vote, Guatemala raised the minimum legal age of marriage last week to 18 years old for both girls and boys, reports MenCare partner ECPAT Guatemala. Before the …View More  > 

September 9, 2015
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What Zimbabwe’s ‘Mother’s Groups’ Can Teach Us All

This article was originally posted on the Huffington Post website on 8 September 2015. By Ellen Chigwanda - Project Manager for Adolescent Girls Education, CARE Zimbabwe When a girl doesn’t show up for school here in Zimbabwe, there is no shoulder-shrugging among the …View More  > 

April 17, 2015
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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  > 

October 31, 2013
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Girls Cannot Learn When Facing Violence in School

This post originally appeared on the Education for All Blog site on 14 October 2013. By Koli Banik, GPE Secretariat More data and much more work is needed if we truly want to get ahead on the issue of gender-based …View More  > 

October 16, 2013
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Giving Girls a Chance: A New Index Capturing Adolescent Vulnerability in Uganda

This post originally appeared on the HEART Health & Education Advice Resource Team blog site on 11 October 2013. Adolescence is a very important stage in a girl’s life. It is a time when support in their education, health, nutrition …View More  > 

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