education

July 24, 2018
Gender and inclusive education: the weak link in girls’ education programming

The Global Disability Summit is taking place today, a world first designed to shine a light on barriers that have too long held back people with disabilities, as well as proven approaches for addressing them. With a special focus on …View More  > 

July 23, 2018
Finding value in diversity: inclusive education for girls with disabilities

By Maria Njeri Maria Njeri, 25, is a Citizen Reporter for Leonard Cheshire through the organisation’s Youth Leadership programme in Kenya. She is an activist and has established her own advocacy and awareness raising platform, the Njeri Maria Foundation. Maria was born with …View More  > 

June 12, 2018
The right to be a child: intersections between girls’ education and child labour

“They forced me to work all day… I do not know how many hours. I had to clean the house when I got up and before going to sleep. I was so tired all the time, I just wanted to …View More  > 

June 9, 2018
Gender equality and education: opportunities for recovery from conflict and crisis

By Emilie Rees Smith With the G7 Summit now underway, the call for further investment in education, and particularly girls’ education in times of crisis, is being made loudly across social media debates and high-level policy discussions alike. Yet in …View More  > 

June 8, 2018
Three girl activists who know the value of education in crises

The G7 summit is getting underway today and there has been a campaign for leaders to adopt a declaration supporting education for girls in crises. Why education for girls in crises? Because the world currently has the highest number of refugees and internally …View More  > 

June 7, 2018
My friend Fatuma: the girl behind the petition

Girls around the globe, including myself, are urging G7 leaders to invest in girls’ education at this week’s summit. After months of lobbying, letter writing, speaking and petitioning, the summit is less than a day away. As seven of the …View More  > 

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