Gender

A global moment for local champions of girls’ education

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 Oct 2018 | by: Christina Kwauk | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article On International Day of the Girl 2018, girls’ education leaders from around the world, including the Echidna Global Scholars and Alumni at...

Afghan teacher encourages children to never give up

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 8 Oct 2018 | by: ANADOLU AGENCY | Story Source: Daily Sabah, Life ~ Go to Original Article For Afghan teacher Sakena Yacoobi, her students are her driving force. Known for her courage and relentless struggle to educate young girls...

Lessons from a girls’ education advocacy initiative in Pakistan

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 6 Sep 2018 | by: Jamila Razzaq | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article After completing the Echidna Global Scholar program at Brookings in 2015, I planned an advocacy program for the promotion of girls’ education in...

CJ-UNESCO Education Camp empowers girls in STEM education

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 14 August 2018 | by: UNESCO | Story Source: UNESCO ~ Go to Original Article The CJ Group Donors Camp held a first ever CJ-UNESCO Girls’ Education Camp for Future Scientists from 16 to 18 June 2018 in South Korea to foster girls...

India: Teaching boys to examine gender in patriarchal societies

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 23 August 2018 | by: Urvashi Sahni | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article One group of global experts ranks India as the most dangerous country in the world for girls and women. According to the government, crime against...

Educating girls, the only road to achieving the SDGs

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 27 Jul 2018 by: IPS | Story Source: EcoBusiness ~ Go to Original Article Members of the girls club at Tutis Primary School in Ethiopia. Image: Unicef Ethiopia, CC BY 2.0   International bodies call for support to educate girls, as...

Pakistan: The power of female education

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 15 Aug 2018 | By: Tehreem Hussain | Story Source: The Express Tribune ~ Go to Original Article The newly elected government has many challenges to deal with. One of the areas that beckon immediate priority is on health and education...

Improving education data to count minority girls in Peru

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 6 Aug 2018 | By: Eliana Villar Márquez | Story Source: Brookings (Education Plus Development) ~ Go to Original Article   Afro Peruvians, a minority group roughly 8 percent of the population of Peru, has been invisible in modern...

Ten takeaways from the Girls Not Brides Global Meeting

Photo: Graham Crouch/Girls Not Brides (From Author Site URL) Date: 11 July 2018 | By: Lakshmi Sundaram| Story Source: Girls Not Brides (Blog) ~ Go to Original Article   It was a joy to see almost 500 activists from over 70 countries come together at the recent Girls...

Teach Girls Coding Skills with This Tool from Google

Photo Credit: Created by Creative Art - Freepik.com Date: 3 July 2018 | By: Educatorstechnology | Story Source: Educatorstechnology ~ Go to Original Article   "Made with Code is an interesting coding project by Google to help teen girls learn coding. According to the...

Did you know? There are just as many boys out of school as girls

Posted on 15 June 2018 by GEM Report (UNESCO)   This Sunday is International Father’s Day. What better time than this to shine the education spotlight on boys. Because, I’ll bet many of you do not know that there are just as many boys out of school as girls. While...

Pakistan: 1,410 out of school kids enrolled in Nilor, Tarnol

By: The News Pakistan, June 8, 2018 Islamabad : Taleem Foundation (TF) Chairman Dr Zafar Iqbal Qadir Thursday said the organisation had enrolled around 1,410 Out of School Children (OOSCs) in its Nilor and Tarnol sectors under Girls Right to Education Programme (GREP)...

UK (DFID) boosts education program for marginalized girls

By Sophie Edwards // 11 June 2018 // Devex ^A girl in primary school in Ethiopia. Photo by: © UNICEF Ethiopia / 2018 / Mulugeta Ayene / CC BY-NC-ND LONDON — The United Kingdom has revealed details of its plans to expand an innovative funding stream to help keep...

$3 billion pledged for girls education at G7, delighting Malala

PTI|Updated: Jun 10, 2018, 12.55 PM IST from The Economic Times (India)   The funds gives "young women in developing countries the opportunity to pursue careers instead of early marriage and child labor," Malala wrote on Twitter. Pledges worth nearly USD 3 billion...

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