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August 6, 2013
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We Can No Longer Wait: Now is the Time for Action!

By Modou Nyang, UNGEI Youth Delegate, The Gambia NEW YORK, 11-12 July 2013 – Travelling to the United Nations headquarters in New York was a great and exciting experience for me, but what was more exciting and memorable was going …View More  > 

July 29, 2013
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Inspirations from Malala

By Kobusingye Daphne, Training Volunteer, Girls’ Education Movement (Uganda) With the world increasingly facing economic, social and technological change and development, education is playing a central role in facilitating adaptation and adjustment to those changes. Innovation, creativity, IT, computer knowledge, the basic …View More  > 

July 29, 2013
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How One Girl’s Education Took Her to the Top of the World and Beyond

This blog originally appeared on the World Food Program USA‘s blog site on 29 July 2013. By Chrissy H. For an educated girl, the sky is truly the limit. For Nimdoma Sherpa, the chance to go to school fed her …View More  > 

July 22, 2013
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Who is Out of School and Why?

This blog originally appeared in the WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) blog site on 22 July 2013. By Josephine Bourne, Associate Director for Education, UNICEF There are 57 million children out of school – over half will go to school …View More  > 

July 12, 2013
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Celebrating Malala Day: Putting the Spotlight on Girls’ Education

By Nora Fyles, Head of the UNGEI Secretariat “They will not stop me. I will get my education, if it is in home, school, or any place.” – Malala Yousafzai These are the words of a courageous activist for education …View More  > 

July 12, 2013
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2013 Malala Day: 66 Million Ways to Change the World

By the East Asia and Pacific Regional UNGEI 66 million girls around the world are out of school. Many of them are still fighting for their right to education. These are the girls who, like 15-year-old Chas Lida from Cambodia, …View More  > 

July 12, 2013
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Every Girl Has the Right to an Education

By Nigel Chapman, Chief Executive, Plan International Every girl has the right to an education. But for many girls across the world, an education is nothing but a dream – and a dangerous dream at that. Last October, 14-year-old schoolgirl …View More  > 

July 12, 2013
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Girls in Asia Face Tricky Journeys to School

By Matt Crook, Plan Asia Sixty-six million girls around the world are out of school. The reasons why they can’t go to school are varied. For many, the long journey is just too much to bear. For some, dangers on …View More  > 

July 10, 2013
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When Will They Ever Learn?

This blog originally appeared in the HuffPost IMPACT blog site on 10 July 2013. By Sarah Brown, A World at School, Founder Last autumn, when we saw the Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai being flown to receive emergency care at Britain’s Queen Elizabeth …View More  > 

July 9, 2013
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Young People on the March for Education

This blog originally appeared in the HuffPost IMPACT blog site on 9 July 2013. By Chernor Bah, Youth advocate and former refugee from Sierra Leone People used to believe that young people didn’t care about much. Youth had few opportunities …View More  > 

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