Education in Emergencies

June 9, 2018
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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
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Three girl activists who know the value of education in crises

By Natasha Harris-Harb 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 …View More  > 

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

By Natasha Harris-Harb 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 …View More  > 

December 10, 2017
Factors for Success: What we have learned about ending School-Related Gender-Based Violence

Submitted by Sujata Bordoloi, Coordinator of  The Global Working Group to End School Related Gender-Based Violence for the 16 Days of Activism campaign to #EndSRGBV    How can working on gender norms within communities help reduce SRGBV? How can we work better with …View More  > 

November 24, 2017
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Teachers are central to any effective response to school-related gender-based violence

This Blog was originally posted on the GEM Report blog on 24 November 2017. This blog is Part 1 of a two part blog series launched for the occasion of #16DaysofActivism. The GEM Report Team are members of The Global Working Group to End …View More  > 

November 23, 2017
16 Days of Activism for #GBVFree Schools

  Building off the momentum and achievements during the 2016 campaign to ‘Make Education Safe for All!’ the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender Based Violence  Campaign will continue to hold a focus on schools under the theme, “Teachers, Schools …View More  > 

October 11, 2017
From Crisis to Empowerment: Promising Approaches & Policy Directions for Girls’ Education in Conflict-affected Contexts

Submitted by Emilie Rees-Smith – Gender, Education and Conflict Specialist at the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative. This blog post highlights the launch of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative policy note ‘Addressing Threats to Girls Education in Conflict-affected Contexts’ on the occasion of …View More  > 

June 1, 2017
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Ten Trends in Girls’ Education

Submitted by Christina Kwauk - postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, Amanda Braga - project coordinator and research assistant in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, & Nora Fyles - Director of the Secretariat for the United Nations …View More  > 

May 10, 2017
#STEMtheGap : Dismantling gender bias to advance women and girls in STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education builds 21st century competencies including critical thinking, innovation, problem solving, and collaboration. It is vital for preparing youth with the skills and know-how to participate in the future labor market, and to address …View More  > 

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  > 

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