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July 20, 2016
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Missing from school: the education challenge in sub-Saharan Africa

This blog post by Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, and Aaron Benavot, Director of the Global Education Monitoring Report, was originally posted on the 20th July 2016 via the GEM Report blog site. With the Eurozone in turmoil and sluggish economic …View More  > 

July 6, 2016
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GPE gives itself the tools to reach gender equality in education

This blog by Yona Nestel, a Senior Education Advisor at Plan International Canada, was originally published on the Global Partnership for Education blog on 5th July 2016. At the World Education Forum in Incheon, Korea, representatives issued a declaration reaffirming the vision of …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  > 

October 12, 2015
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Guiding today the women leaders of tomorrow: What kind of future do we wish to create for Asia and the Pacific?

This blog post was originally published on the Bangkok Post website on 11 October 2015. The answer to that sweeping question, in large part, lies in how we care for the girls of today — in particular the more than 325 million girls …View More  > 

August 18, 2015
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Hear My Story, I’m a Girl Who Got an Education

This article was originally posted on the Women’s ENews website on 12 August 2015. By Laura Golakeh WASHINGTON –I was 2 years old and innocent and never really understood why my four older siblings would leave me every morning even …View More  > 

July 20, 2015
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Mobile schools acclimatize to educate girls in rural Kenya

This article was originally published on the Globe and Mail website on 15 July 2015. By Kagondu Njagi At 16 years of age, Nagirasia Lengima is already a mother of two. But parenthood doesn’t stop her from indulging in her …View More  > 

March 10, 2015
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This Girl Knows How to Deal With Street Harassment

This post originally appeared on the Room to Read site on 24 February 2015.   Distance and scorching heat were not the only things that made Rajkumari dread her long journey from her village of Nagla Mai to her secondary school in the neighboring village …View More  > 

January 3, 2015
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Gender-based Violence and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

This post originally appeared on the Center for Women’s Global Leadership site on 8 December 2014. By Selamawit Tesfaye With the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) concluding at the end of 2015, UN Member States, the UN system, civil society organizations, …View More  > 

December 20, 2014
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Cultivating Local Leaders for Girls’ Education in Developing Countries

This post originally appeared on The Brookings Institution site on 9 December 2014. By Khadim Hussain I come from Pakistan, a country with the world’s second highest number of out-of-school children—about 5.5 million. Girls make up two-thirds of that number. …View More  > 

December 16, 2014
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Scoring Education Goals for Girls!

By Abdul Kassim and Ryan Sarafolean The Kibera Girls Soccer Academy (KGSA) started as one room with two tables, rented chairs, and eleven girls who wanted to learn. Today it’s a two-story facility comprised of four classrooms, a science laboratory and …View More  > 

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