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October 29, 2014
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Educating Girls in Afghanistan

This post originally appeared on the Generation@25 (UNICEF South Asia) site on 29 October 2014. By Nazifa Aabedi 25 years ago, the international Convention on the Rights of the Child made education a basic human right for children everywhere, even …View More  > 

October 9, 2014
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Breaking Cycles of Gender-based Violence in Schools Starts at Home

This is a special post to commemorate International Day of the Girl Child 2014. By Ginny Kintz, Senior Education Technical Advisor, and Amanda Moll, Knowledge and Learning Advisor, CARE USA This summer the world was captivated by the news of …View More  > 

September 17, 2014
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Sexual and Reproductive Health as a Barrier to Girls’ Educational Success in South Africa

This post originally appeared on The Brookings Institution site on 17 September 2014. By Relebohile Moletsane South Africa has made great strides in relation to girls’ access to education, with girls and boys enrolling in equal numbers in grades one …View More  > 

September 12, 2014
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Welcoming the 2014 Echidna Global Scholars, Rolling Up Sleeves, and Tackling Some Girls’ Education Issues

This post originally appeared on The Brookings Institution site on 12 September 2014. By Rebecca Winthrop Since 2012, we at Brookings Center for Universal Education (CUE) have hosted visiting fellows from around the world under the Echidna Global Scholars Program, …View More  > 

August 11, 2014
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Empowering (and Funding) a New Generation of Leaders to Tackle the Next Set of Challenges in Girls’ Education

This post originally appeared on the Brookings Institution site on 1 August 2014. By Rebecca Winthrop and Eileen McGivney Recently, we have been talking a lot about girls’ education issues—in particular, how to lift up the global ambition for girls. We …View More  > 

July 24, 2014
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Scaling Learning Opportunities for Girls and Boys around the World

By Jenny Perlman Robinson and Jenny Alexander, The Brookings Institution Recently, we have seen considerable international attention around girls’ education—perhaps as a response to the atrocities of the kidnapped school girls in northern Nigeria, in preparation for the world’s next …View More  > 

July 19, 2014
Safer Schools Translate into Better Learning, Right?

This post originally appeared on the Global Partnership for Education site on 12 June 2014. The need to get more data about school-related gender-based violence. It seems almost self-evident: when school environments are relatively safe and free from violence there …View More  > 

June 26, 2014
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Educating the World’s Most Vulnerable Children – Hard Work Ahead

This post originally appeared on the UNICEF Connect site on 26 June 2014. By Geeta Rao Gupta, Deputy Executive Director, UNICEF Available in Arabic, French or Spanish Since 2000, we have celebrated increases in the number of children enrolled in …View More  > 

June 25, 2014
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The Education We Want for the Future

This post originally appeared on the Global Partnership for Education site on 25 June 2014. By Nicholas Alipui and Qian Tang Ph.D. Today, UNESCO and UNICEF will convene a high-level discussion on the post-2015 education agenda. This event, hosted by …View More  > 

June 16, 2014
Day of the African Child: Improving Education with Data

This post originally appeared on the UNICEF blog site on 16 June 2014. Numbers, facts and figures can be daunting. Discuss too much data and people’s eyes are sure to glaze over. But let me assure you, data can make …View More  > 

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