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November 25, 2017
How teachers can help end gender-based violence in schools

Submitted by Leila Asrari of Plan International for The Global Working group to #EndSRGBV   Schools can constitute sites where gender-based violence trends are replicated and perpetuated. Roughly 246 million schoolchildren are harassed and abused in and around school every …View More  > 

November 23, 2017
16 Days of Activism for #GBVFree Schools

  Building off the momentum and achievements during the 2016 campaign to ‘Make Education Safe for All!’ the 16 Days of Activism to End Gender Based Violence  Campaign will continue to hold a focus on schools under the theme, “Teachers, Schools …View More  > 

September 5, 2017
A rights-based approach to gender responsive public schools

Submitted by David Archer, Head of Programme Development for ActionAid International.   In recent decades some good progress has been made in improving gender parity in primary education around the world – but superficial gains hide some shocking truths. In low …View More  > 

June 1, 2017
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Ten Trends in Girls’ Education

Submitted by Christina Kwauk - postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, Amanda Braga - project coordinator and research assistant in the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, & Nora Fyles - Director of the Secretariat for the United Nations …View More  > 

May 1, 2017
Changing the face of STEM from Latin America to NASA – featuring Sandra Cauffman

This podcast interview with  Sandra Cauffman – Deputy Director of Earth Sciences at NASA,  is part of the UN Girls’ Education Initiative’s #STEMtheGap series, promoting and profiling women and girls in STEM globally.   Sandra Cauffman holds a 29 year career with NASA …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 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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