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Take the Survey: End School-Related Gender-Based Violence

7 September 2016

The Global Working Group to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence (SRGBV), is conducting a survey in order to gather information about responses and common approaches to addressing gender-based violence in and around learning spaces for refugee and displaced children and adolescents. Since 2014, the Global Working Group to End SRGBV, cohosted by the UN Girls’ Education Initiative and

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We have a heavy workload: 263 million children and youth are out of school

15 July 2016

Originally posted on 15 July 2016 by GEM Report

Silvia Montoya, Director of the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, and Aaron Benavot, Director of the Global Education Monitoring Report

We have known for years that there are far too many primary-age children out of school: the stagnating numbers have been there for all to see. Far

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Ensuring education in emergencies: protecting girls’ right to learn

18 May 2016

This article was originally published on May 19th, 2016 by Global Partnership for Education.

“Girls cannot go to school if they are afraid. Girls shouldn’t be afraid to go to school.”  

Who could disagree with Rose?

A young education advocate from the Philippines who, visibly nervous

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What to expect at Women Deliver 2016

11 May 2016

This article was originally published by the Global Partnership for Education.

 

The world’s largest global conference on the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women.

Women Deliver’s 4th Global Conference, taking place 16-19 May 2016 in Copenhagen, will be the largest gathering on girls&

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Girls’ Right to Education in Emergencies

29 April 2016

This is a summary report of a meeting on 20 April 2016 at the United Nations, New York. Click here to download the report 

               

 

At the margins of the United Nations General Assembly High-level Thematic Debate on Achieving

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Girls’ education in spotlight as Stephen Colbert and Norwegian PM ‘battle’ on Twitter

25 August 2015

This article was originally published on A World at School's blog on August 20, 2015.

It was the heavyweight bout of the year. Stephen Colbert versus Erna Solberg. The comedian and host of American TV's The Late Show against the Prime Minister of Norway.

And the winner was ... girls' education!

These unlikely opponents

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Global Leaders Press for Recommitment to Girls’ Education in Light of Nigeria Abductions

4 June 2014

Below is a press release from the Global Partnership for Education.

Global Leaders Press for Recommitment to Girls' Education in Light of Nigeria Abductions In Open Letter, Prime Ministers, President of European Commission and EU Development Commissioner call on world leaders to reverse education funding decline. 

Washington, D.C. - 4 June 2014

The

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Infusing the INEE Minimum Standards within Organizational Policy

12 March 2014

An interview with Silje Sjøvaag Skeie, Norwegian Refugee Council, Norway

One of the founding member organizations of the INEE, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), has included the INEE Minimum Standards within the policy guidelines to support programming in education in conflict-affected areas.  Silje Sjøvaag Skeie, Education Advisor for NRC, speaks to Katie Zanoni, INEE

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Les filles ne peuvent pas apprendre dans un contexte de violence scolaire

14 October 2013

On doit produire plus de données et de travaux si l’on veut vraiment prendre à bras le corps la question de la violence sexiste dans les écoles

 

Par Koli Banik, secrétariat du Partenariat mondial pour l’éducation (GPE)

Nous venons de commémorer la

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Emergencies as Opportunities for Adolescent Girls’ Improved Access and Quality of Education

11 October 2013

By Tzvetomira Laub, INEE

Emergencies devastate the lives of individuals and communities. Yet, for tens of thousands of adolescent girls, natural and human-made emergencies can also offer opportunities for better quality, relevant and safe education. This can have a long-lasting impact, transforming the lives of adolescent girls, their families and communities. The INEE Minimum Standards for Education

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