Gender

Literacy empowers young women from remote communities in Egypt

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 12 Nov 2018 | by: UNESCO| Story Source: UNESCO ~ Go to Original Article At 19 years old, Basma never thought she would have another chance at education after dropping out of school at a very young age.  While her siblings had...

Creating a world where girls can learn and earn at full force

Photo: (URL From Source) Date: 1 Nov 2018 | by:  Lisa Forsyth | Story Source: GPE ~ Go to Original Article Despite compelling evidence of the benefits that investing in girls’ education brings, funding continues to fall short. The meeting of the G20 leaders next...

The importance of gender in early childhood education policy

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 5 Nov 2018 | by: Jin Chi | Story Source: Brookings ~ Go to Original Article The international development community has placed adolescent girls and secondary schooling at the center of girls’ education policy, and has given less...

What Teachers Can Do To Be More Inclusive Of LGBTQ Students

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 26 Oct 2018 | by: Jenny Brundin | Story Source: KQED Mindshift ~ Go to Original Article Back in September, teacher Mary Gilreath's first-grade class was asked to wear blue for Peace Day. An adult worried the girls might not own blue...

Girls are fighting back to end gender violence in school

Photo: (From Author Site URL) Date: 16 Oct 2018 | by: Megha Kashyap | Story Source: GPE ~ Go to Original Article A GPE youth advocate is using her voice to raise awareness about gender-based violence in school and how to empower girls to fight back. Gender-based...

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...

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