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Lebanon plans to control child marriage trend

"At 13, Samiha left school and the home she shared with 10 people near Baalbek in eastern Lebanon to live in a tent with...

BUSY SUMMER AT HER TURN

"This summer has been busy here at Her Turn. While the rural schools where we usually work were closed for monsoon / summer holiday,...

These Children Just Want to Go Back to School

"Between government efforts to wipe out insurgents from Pakistan’s northern, mountainous regions, and the Taliban’s own campaign to exercise power over the Federally Administered...

Girls Deserve To Learn: No Exceptions

"Education is a silver bullet for empowering women and girls worldwide. When girls are educated, their families are healthier, they have fewer children, they wed later,...

UNGEI Fund for Documentation of Good Practice: Announcing the Successful Recipients...

"Last year, UNGEI launched a call for proposals for the UNGEI Fund for Documentation of Good Practice in Girls’ Education and Gender Equality (UNGEI...

Education for All: What’s advocacy got to do with it?

"Educating girls has been shown to strengthen families, reduce maternal mortality, and break intergenerational cycles of poverty. Although equitable education for all sounds like a...

Empowering (and Funding) a New Generation of Leaders to Tackle the...

"Recently, we have been talking a lot about girls’ education issues—in particular, how to lift up the global ambition for girls.  To do this, we must...

NEWSLETTER: Development and Education Programme for Daughters and Communities Centre in...

Read the Newsletter to find out more about the Development and Education Programme for Daughters and Communities Centre's (DEPDC) ongoing projects and updates: Inside the Issue: - Spotlight...

Education innovation in Ghana helps girls realise their potential

"The situation for poor girls in Ghana is particularly bleak: primary completion rates are lower than for boys and academic achievements are inferior. A project...

Women’s education helps avert child marriage

"Around 2.9 million girls are married by the age of 15 in sub-Saharan Africa and South and West Asia, equivalent to one in eight...

‘I’ll support her till I die’

"A group of conscientious women in Borno State have taken it upon themselves to see every girl-child in school, Boko Haram notwithstanding. The United...

Upcoming Events: Girl Summit 2014

"The Girl Summit on 22 July will rally a global movement to end child, early and forced marriage and FGM for all girls within...

She was a bright girl whose potential was clouded by circumstances...

"Viliem was struggling. Her grades, usually average, had dropped to the bottom of the class. She found herself, as just a young girl, dealing...

Education is a powerful weapon, so let’s arm young girls with...

"In 1990, the Italian World Cup was played to the sound of Luciano Pavarotti's Nessun Dorma. In that same year, 12.6 million under-fives died...

The third installment of APPEAL’s video series on Flexible Learning Strategies...

An inspiring and insightful video by UNESCO Bangkok’s #FlexibleLearningStrategies (FLS) team. FLS highlight the power of complementing education systems to transform even the most...

Educating girls is central to any nation’s effort to transform itself

"Like many girls in rural Yemen, Raysa Al-Kholani was married off early, when she was 13. Years later, her in-laws insisted she stay home...

#GirlsEducation – Why it Matters

In teaching the unreached, UWS aims to deliver educational opportunity to those most marginalized:  "Consider a young woman living in a rural community in the Ratanakiri...

#GirlsEdu: Equality and Education from the Ground Up in India

"Even before girls reach their teenage years, they face distressing challenges in India. While the government has tried to boost girls’ education and has made...

Stakeholders seek girls empowerment in ICT education

"How best can the continent narrow the gap, empower girls and women and realign the imbalance that currently favours males? This was one of the...

World’s girls struggling with “curriculum of chores”

"Girls as young as four are juggling their schoolwork with a ‘curriculum of chores’ to help their families survive, reveals Plan International’s Real Choices, Real...

10m Nigerian children out of school – UNICEF

"The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said Nigeria has 10 million children without education, making it the highest country in the world without...

World’s girls struggle with chores

"Across the world girls as young as 4 are taking on a ‘curriculum of chores’ - juggling schoolwork with household jobs, reveals Plan’s ‘Real...

Education policy: Funds, incentives needed for primary, girls’ education

"There are over 15 million out-of-school children between the ages of five and 16 in Punjab, according to a policy brief launched on Tuesday...

Access to Education and Hope: The Solukhumbu Girls Hostel

"Growing up in her remote Nepalese village, located deep within the Solukhumbu (Everest) Region, Ngaki faced many hardships common among girls in Nepal who...

Giving More Girls the Chance to Learn in Yemen

"Like many girls in rural Yemen, Raysa Al-Kholani was married off early—in Grade 7—and faced long odds in continuing her studies. Her in-laws insisted...

Celebrate Solutions: Training Teachers to Empower Girls in Nepal

"Education to any child, especially a girl, positively impacts their health, life, and community. Yet, many from the developing world still see it as a dream,...

ActionAid Sponsored Community Schools Regularised

"In accordance with constitutional provisions under Article 25-A and also in result of long term human rights based advocacy campaign, as many as five...

Education Shows Girl Children the Way, Says CRY Report

"While Amaravathi was forced to drop out of school in grade 6 to work in mango gardens, Anita worked at home after being forced...

It’s time to unleash girls’ potential

"Today, 600 million adolescent girls live around the world, with 250 million of them living on less than $2 a day. Many of these...

Plan and CBRE launch partnership to boost education in Sierra Leone

"CBRE, the world’s largest real estate services and investment firms, has joined forces with Plan to help build a better future for 135,000 children...

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