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December 12, 2016
UNGEI presents #SeePossibility – Pathways toward inclusive education

 In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), UNGEI presents #SeePossibility  (running 12- 16 December) – a series of  blogs focused on inclusive education and girls with disabilities. This …View More  > 

December 9, 2016
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It’s time to address school-related gender-based violence in emergency settings

 Submitted by Sujata Bordoloi and Silje Skeie on behalf of the Global Working Group to end School-Related Gender-Based Violence.  This blog is a part of the Global Working Group to End SRGBV 16 Days of Activism campaign.     “In the village or …View More  > 

December 8, 2016
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Gender-based violence is unacceptable in schools. GPE & its partners are actively working to prevent & end SRGBV

 A girl sitting at her desk in Madagascar. Credit: GPE/Carine Durand   Submitted by Louise Banham on behalf of the Global Partnership for Education.  This blog is a part of the Global Working Group to End SRGBV 16 Days of Activism campaign. …View More  > 

December 3, 2016
Why we need to talk about SRGBV and girls with disabilities, now!

Submitted by Fernanda Santana – Brazilian autistic woman, activist, member of Abraça (Brazilian Association of the Rights of Autistic People) and RIADIS (Latin American Network of non Governmental Organizations of Persons with Disabilities and their Families).  This blog is a part …View More  > 

December 1, 2016
Tackling bullying, harassment and violence in Hanoi’s schools

Submitted by Plan International.  This blog is a part of the Global Working Group to End SRGBV 16 Days of Activism campaign.     Hundreds of youth leaders from across Hanoi, Vietnam have joined forces to raise awareness about the bullying, …View More  > 

November 28, 2016
Poor girls are at greatest risk from SRGBV. Here’s why, and what we can do about it.

  This blog post was written by United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) Youth Representative, Alice Saisha, as a part of The Global Working Group to End SRGBV 16 Days of Activism campaign.    When I follow up on girls from poor households …View More  > 

November 26, 2016
Making Schools Safe across the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Submitted by Chemonics Director on the USAID/DFID ACCELERE! Project and in Chemonics’ West and Central Africa and Haiti Division, Jennifer Swift Morgan, and associate Rebecca Malinick. This blog is a part of the Global Working Group to End SRGBV 16 Days of Activism campaign. Originally …View More  > 

November 23, 2016
16 Days of Activism to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence

Kicking off its 25th year from 25 November – 10 December, the 16 Days of Activism to Against Gender Based Violence Campaign this year focuses on the theme, “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education …View More  > 

November 11, 2016
Four Fast Facts about Menstruation and Girls’ Education

Overwhelming evidence provides that Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) plays a fundamental role in enabling young women and girls to reach their full potential in education. Although there is some progress in breaking barriers to MHM for girls’ education, systematic integrated MHM through Water, Sanitation and …View More  > 

October 31, 2016
Menstruation and Sanitation in Schools – it matters!

Infographic by her turn. You can find more infographics and resources on MHM in school and upcoming world Toilet Day events via the Water Aid website.   For too many girls periods mean missing school days: 86% of girls in …View More  > 

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