Unesco launches Malala fund


“United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) Director General Irina Bokova and the Pakistan’s Minister of State for Education, Training and Standards in Higher Education Muhammad Baleeghur Rehman signed Malala Funds-in-Trust agreement to support better access, improved quality and safe learning environment for girls in the hard-to-reach areas of Pakistan.

The $7m funds-in-trust will focus on building up capacities in both formal and nonformal education, from gender-sensitive training for teachers to awareness-raising in communities to support girls’ education.”

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