Tag Archives: Girls’ Education

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  > 

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  > 

July 7, 2015
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Malala Yousafzai: Our leaders are still choosing bombs over girls’ education

This article was originally published on the Telegraph UK website on 6 July 2015. By Malala Yousafzai Tomorrow, I return to Oslo where last year I received the Nobel Peace Prize with child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi. When I heard I …View More  > 

April 22, 2015
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The folly of barring pregnant girls from school in Sierra Leone

This post was originally published on the Africa is a Country blog on 15 April. By Chernor Bah Pregnant girls are now barred from school in my country Sierra Leone. The government has decided that as schools reopen this week …View More  > 

April 15, 2015
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Hibo: A birth certificate and a school bag

This story was originally published on the UNICEF MENA Out of School Children website on 15 April. Big dreams Djibouti – Hibo holds her flower-patterned schoolbag very tight to her chest, like a precious treasure – and, for her, it …View More  > 

March 20, 2015
The School of Silence: Break the silence, bring forth that which is hidden

Spanish: La escuela del silencio French: L’ecole du silence María, Ana and Rosa are three Peruvians who do not know each other, yet they share the same situation: being girls in a school and in a society that limits and …View More  > 

December 16, 2014
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Scoring Education Goals for Girls!

By Abdul Kassim and Ryan Sarafolean The Kibera Girls Soccer Academy (KGSA) started as one room with two tables, rented chairs, and eleven girls who wanted to learn. Today it’s a two-story facility comprised of four classrooms, a science laboratory and …View More  > 

June 12, 2014
Extending Social Protection to Combat Child Labour- The Case for Vulnerable Child Migrant Labourers

A single cramped room “housed” six migrant workers from Myanmar – women and children, not immediate family relations. Tucked inside a crowded area dubbed “little Burma” in an industrial town close to Bangkok –a hub for Thailand’s seafood processing – …View More  > 

June 7, 2012
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Promoting Girls’ Education by Tackling Child Labour

By Patrick Quinn From October to May, Jyontna works in the desolate salt pans of western India, where her parents earn their living raking salt crystals from the ground. The cracked, dry seabed stretches  endlessly in every direction. Jyontna and …View More  >