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September 9, 2016
UNGEI Fund reveals valuable evidence on girls’ education and gender equality

From 2014 -2016 the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI), in partnership with the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), launched the UNGEI Fund for Documentation of Good Practice in Girls’ Education and Gender Equality. The UNGEI Fund provided technical assistance and …View More  > 

September 6, 2016
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A push for keeping adolescent girls in school in Malawi and Zambia

Secondary School students from southern Malawi gather for their general assembly (Christin Mcconell/World Bank)   This blog written by Christin McConnell was originally published on the World Bank: Education for Global Development Blog   I asked Martha, a Form Four …View More  > 

August 26, 2016
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The Power of Knowledge in the Fight against HIV/AIDS

This blog was written by NGO Help Lesotho and originally appeared on GirlsGlobe.org on July 17, 2016.    Correct information empowers people to make the best possible choices in all aspects of life. Conversely, incorrect or poorly communicated information can …View More  > 

August 12, 2016
Introducing, Alice Saisha – UNGEI Youth Representative

The United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative would like to take the opportunity to celebrate International Youth Day by welcoming our new Youth Representative Alice Saisha to the UNGEI team. As a highly accomplished leader, Alice brings with her an intimate understanding of …View More  > 

August 12, 2016
Five strategies to achieve the 2030 education goals

This blog post is a part of the UNGEI #YouthLeads blog series, running from August 8 – 12. For daily blog notifications follow us on twitter at @UNGEI. Submitted By Alice Saisha – UNGEI Youth Representative. Madame Victoria, a teacher I …View More  > 

August 11, 2016
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The urgent need for China to develop inclusive youth policies

  This blog post is a part of the UNGEI #YouthLeads blog series, running from August 8 – 12. For daily blog notifications follow us on twitter at @UNGEI. Submitted by Junjian Gaoshan. Born and raised in single child families, China’s …View More  > 

August 11, 2016
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Realizing safe and quality education in emergencies

This blog post is a part of the UNGEI #YouthLeads blog series, running from August 8 – 12. For daily blog notifications follow us on twitter at @UNGEI. Submitted by Joseph Munyambanza. Some students have to walk 20km to school and 20Km …View More  > 

August 10, 2016
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Valuing and protecting LGBTI diversity for safer schools

This blog post is a part of the UNGEI #YouthLeads blog series, running from August 8 – 12. For daily blog notifications follow us on twitter at @UNGEI. Submitted by Niluka Perera. Growing up as a gay boy wasn’t a pleasant …View More  > 

August 9, 2016
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Towards Inclusive Education: ensuring education access for all by 2030

This blog post is a part of the UNGEI #YouthLeads blog series, running from August 8 – 12. For daily blog notifications follow us on twitter at @UNGEI. Submitted by Joel Kawanguzi. Despite the fact that the realization of universal education …View More  > 

August 8, 2016
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Addressing sexual and reproductive health rights through education

 This blog post is a part of the UNGEI #YouthLeads blog series, running from August 8 – 12. For daily blog notifications follow us on twitter at @UNGEI.   Submitted By Dr Joannie Bewa. Education is one of the most …View More  > 

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