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  • Join UNGEI and Wikigender, for a #GenderBiasChat
    News: Join UNGEI and Wikigender, for a #GenderBiasChat
    We invite you to join the discussion on the @Wikigender platform from 16-20 January 2017: http://bit.ly/genderbiaschat. Join the United Nations Girls' Education Initiative (UNGEI), UNESCO and Wikigender for an online discussion on the theme: Addressing gender stereotypes in the classroom: how to achieve a conducive environment for adolescent girls’ learning?. Along with UNGEI, partners in the online discussion include the Council of Europe, the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) and the Global Partnership for Education. The conversation will be centred on new evidence and key findings from UNESCO’s 2016 Global Education Monitoring Report, Gender Review, and Policy Paper on “Textbooks pave the way to sustainable development”. 
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  • International Centre for Research on Women releases recommendations for new UNSG
    News: International Centre for Research on Women releases recommendations for new UNSG
    Today, ICRW released a set of recommendations for the new United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, which together form a concrete agenda for action for the new Secretary-General to actively champion women’s rights with world leaders and within the United Nations system. These recommendations present a set of actions that could be taken by the new Secretary-General in his first hundred days to advance this vision and in response to the widespread and unprecedented calls for female and feminist leadership of the United Nations. The recommendations were developed in collaboration with a number of leading feminist activists, philanthropists, UN insiders and former UN officials. 
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  • International Symposium on School Violence and Bullying: From Evidence to Action
    News: International Symposium on School Violence and Bullying: From Evidence to Action
    Taking place from the 17 - 19 January 2017 in Seoul Korea, this event is co-organized by UNESCO and the Institute of School Violence Prevention at Ewha Womans University, with the financial support of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea through the National Research Foundation of Korea Grant. The Symposium aims to deliver safe and non-violent learning environments and contribute to the achievement of Education 2030. 
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  • New data from Save the Children reveals an alarming education crisis in Afghanistan
    News: New data from Save the Children reveals an alarming education crisis in Afghanistan
    Save the Children reports that nearly half of returnee children are out of school while mass return mounts pressure on health services, food and water supplies. 

    New data from Save the Children reveals an alarming education crisis in Afghanistan, as 3,000 Afghans are repatriated daily from Pakistan, following a tightening in regulations by Pakistani authorities.

    More than 70 percent of returnee parents and community leaders who took part in an education survey compiled by the aid organisation said early marriage and child labour were major risks faced by repatriated children currently not in school. 

     

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  • Presentation of the UNESCO/UN Women Global Guidance on SRGBV
    News: Presentation of the UNESCO/UN Women Global Guidance on SRGBV
    Don't miss the Global Guidance on School-Related Gender-Based Violence presentation and panel discussion, 10am - 12pm EST 8th December, Conference Room 6, UN Headquarters, New York. The panel discussion will focus on the Global Guidance on School-Related Gender-Based Violence, and will explore the various features of the guidance tool and its applications. Unable to attend in person, join the live stream here. 
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  • Launch of 16 Days of Activism to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence
    News: Launch of 16 Days of Activism to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence
    Kicking off its 25th year from 25 November – 10 December, the 16 Days of Activism to Against Gender Based Violence Campaign this year focuses on the theme, “From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World: Make Education Safe for All.”

    The Global Working Group to End School-Related Gender-Based Violence, (SRGBV), a coalition of 40 agencies working to end SRGBV, are therefore pleased to join the 16 Days campaign and to raise awareness on SRGBV and the urgency with which we must address it.

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  • Targeted, Multidimensional Approaches to Overcome Inequalities in Secondary Education Case Study of Camfed in Tanzania
    Targeted, Multidimensional Approaches to Overcome Inequalities in Secondary Education Case Study of Camfed in Tanzania
    This paper was prepared for the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity as a background paper for the report, The Learning Generation: Investing in education for a changing world. 
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  • An evaluation report of the GEMS program in Jharkhand
    An evaluation report of the GEMS program in Jharkhand
    This report provides an evaluation of the Gender Equity Movement in Schools (GEMS) program, and is designed to better understand the impact of the program on girls’ and boys’ views of gender equity and violence in Jharkhand. 
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  • Global Guidance on Addressing School-Related Gender-Based Violence
    Global Guidance on Addressing School-Related Gender-Based Violence
    This guidance aims to provide a comprehensive, one-stop resource on school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV), including clear, knowledge-based operational guidance, diverse case studies drawn from examples of promising practice and recommended tools for the education sector and its partners working to eliminate gender-based violence. It distils programme knowledge based on existing global literature, promising practices, expert recommendations and practitioner consensus. 
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  • Why Ending School-Related Gender-Based Violence is Critical to Sustainable Development
    Why Ending School-Related Gender-Based Violence is Critical to Sustainable Development
    When the United Nations adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015, it committed to strive for a world guided by human rights, a world that is just, equitable and inclusive, and a world that is free from fear and from violence. Working towards sustained economic growth, social development and environmental protection for all, the agenda seeks to invest in children and young people and provide them with a nurturing environment for the full realization of their rights. 
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