Girls’ 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  > 

July 9, 2018
We demanded action, they listened!

A month ago today a momentous commitment was made by G7 partners to support a declaration to educate and empower girls living in crises along with a 2.9 billion US dollar investment over three years. This is life changing for …View More  > 

June 19, 2018
#Youth72: taking the revolution worldwide

What happens when a diverse group of youth change makers and activists join together at the United Nations? Chaos? Rebellion? Wrong! Critical thinking? Pragmatic and innovative solutions? Pure brilliance? You know it! “Not every young person is a ticking bomb. …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 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  > 

May 29, 2018
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Gender sensitive sanitation: opportunities for girls’ education

By Marni Sommer, Christina Kwauk & Nora Fyles As more girls remain in school through primary and into lower secondary school, the global community has begun to expand its focus from achieving gender parity in education (equal proportions of girls …View More  > 

April 27, 2018
Twelve years of quality education that leaves no girl behind – a vision worth striving for

As representatives of 53 nations gathered in London last week for the biennial Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and discussions ensued about shared global challenges, girls’ education was again placed centre stage as key to unlocking a fairer, more …View More  > 

April 9, 2018
Seizing the moment for gender equality in education: what we learned from CSW62

The 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) took place against a backdrop of widespread activism as people of all walks come forward to break the silence around sexual violence and hold perpetrators to account.  Simmering …View More  > 

January 5, 2018
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Tools to support gender equality in education: How to select good interventions and monitor them

Submitted by Laura Paviot and Mioko Saito. Originally published here at the UNESCO IIEP Learning Portal.    In September-October 2016, the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) joined together with the United Nations Girls Education Initiative (UNGEI) and the Global …View More  > 

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