Girls’ Education

May 10, 2017
Bridging the gap between Indigenous girls and STEM education in Australia

This blog is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series,  focussing on women and girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.    Marking the launch of UNGEI’s series on women and girls in STEM, we connected with Karlie …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  > 

March 7, 2017
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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  > 

December 16, 2016
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#SeePossibility: Five factors for building inclusive education for girls

 This blog is part of UNGEI’s week long blog series titled #SeePossibilty which  focuses on inclusive education.    Looking back over this week’s #SeePossibility campaign, five issues jump out as key to making inclusive education a reality, especially for girls with …View More  > 

December 15, 2016
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Breaking down barriers to inclusive education in Lesotho

Nkhasi Sefuthi is the Executive Director of the Lesotho National Federation of Organisations of the Disabled. This blog is part of UNGEI’s week long blog series titled #SeePossibilty which  focuses on inclusive education.  Girls with disabilities experience serious inequalities in terms of access to inclusive …View More  > 

December 14, 2016
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Costing Equity – How investing in inclusive education enables girls to succeed

    Nafisa Baboo is a Senior Inclusive Education Advisor for Light For The World. This blog is part of UNGEI’s week long blog series titled #SeePossibilty which  focuses on inclusive education.      Great strides have been made in raising awareness and …View More  > 

December 13, 2016
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Inclusive education is reuniting families in Moldova

Submitted by Nancy Maguire, Child and Youth Participation Coordinator at Lumos. This blog is part of UNGEI’s week long blog series titled #SeePossibilty which  focuses on inclusive education.    For children with (and without) disabilities school is about far more than getting …View More  > 

December 12, 2016
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The right to education for girls with disability: an experience from Uganda

Submitted by Josephine Namirimu, Mentor for the Girls Education Challenge, a program of Cheshire Services Uganda. This blog is part of UNGEI’s week long blog series titled #SeePossibilty which  focuses on inclusive education.  We all believe that children have the right to safe, …View More  > 

December 12, 2016
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Inclusive Teaching Materials as a Tool for Equity

Submitted by Koli Banik,  a Senior Education Advisor at USAID’s Bureau for Africa. This blog is part of UNGEI’s week long blog series titled #SeePossibilty which  focuses on inclusive education.  How do we ensure that one of the most marginalized groups in the world, …View More  > 

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