School-related gender-based violence

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  > 

October 10, 2016
Girls’ Learning and Empowerment – The Role of School Environments

UNGEI and ODI have teamed up to develop a rigorous review on the impact of school environments on girls’ learning outcomes. Our ‘Girls’ Learning and Empowerment – The Role of School Environments’ rigorous review report finds that, despite major increases in …View More  > 

September 30, 2016
UNGEI’s Response to Education Commission Report ‘The Learning Generation: Investing in Education for a Changing World’

Photo credit/Alexis Stergakis   New York, 30 September 2016 – During the 71ST Session of the UN General Assembly, the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity launched the much awaited, ‘The Learning Generation: Investing in Education for a Changing …View More  > 

September 9, 2016
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‘Pikin to Pikin Tok’ – A response to Ebola

Submitted by Tricia Young, Director of Child to Child. The ‘Pikin to Pikin Tok’ project is featured on UNGEI’s newly launched Documenting Good Practice website. You can read more good practice case studies from across the globe by visiting www.goodpracticefund.org.   When …View More  > 

September 9, 2016
UNGEI Fund reveals valuable evidence on girls’ education and gender equality

From 2014 -2016 the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI), in partnership with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), launched the UNGEI Fund for Documentation of Good Practice in Girls’ Education and Gender Equality. The UNGEI Fund provided technical assistance and …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  > 

August 11, 2016
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Realizing safe and quality education in emergencies

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 Joseph Munyambanza. Some students have to walk 20km to school and 20Km …View More  > 

August 10, 2016
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Valuing and protecting LGBTI diversity for safer schools

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 Niluka Perera. Growing up as a gay boy wasn’t a pleasant …View More  > 

December 10, 2015
#16Days – Youth as Partners in Combating School-Related GBV: Improving Education and Livelihoods in Uganda

The theme of this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is ending school-related gender-based violence. Violence and abuse in and around schools affects approximately 246 million girls and boys every year. School-based gender-based violence can take the …View More  > 

December 10, 2015
#16Days – “We need protection and safe schools.” Nancy reflects on SRGBV in Sierra Leone

As part of Plan International’s Project, interviewing Millennium Children about School Related Gender Base Violence (SRGBV), I discovered that this is a prevailing issue affecting girls’ education and their lives in general in Sierra Leone. The perpetrators are mostly male …View More  > 

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