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  • Brookings Webinar: Year-two results of the world’s first development impact bond for education
    News: Brookings Webinar: Year-two results of the world’s first development impact bond for education
    On June 29, the Center for Universal Education at Brookings invites you to join the partners of the world’s first development impact bond for education for a lively discussion of the learnings and results from the second year – and mid-point – of the world’s first development impact bond. The impact bond provides financing for Educate Girls, a non-profit that aims to increase enrollment for out-of-school girls and improve learning outcomes for girls and boys in Rajasthan, India. 
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  • Nobel Prize-winner Professor Amartya Sen launches IOE Centre for Education and International Development
    News: Nobel Prize-winner Professor Amartya Sen launches IOE Centre for Education and International Development
    Nobel Prize-winning economist Professor Amartya Sen (Harvard University) launched the UCL Institute of Education’s (IOE) Centre for Education and International Development (CEID) on Thursday 15 June. This new research centre will build on the IOE’s leading contribution to the academic field of education and international development, bringing together a wide range of academics, students, alumni and practitioners working in diverse settings in every continent to address some of the world’s most important challenges. 
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  • At What Cost? The Economic Impacts of Child Marriage
    News: At What Cost? The Economic Impacts of Child Marriage
    Join the the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) and the World Bank on the 27th of June to discuss the findings from a groundbreaking research project to uncover the economic costs of child marriage. To attend this event or watch the live stream, sign up here
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  • COSP Side Event: Promoting Inclusion and Equity for All in Education
    News: COSP Side Event: Promoting Inclusion and Equity for All in Education
    On the occasion of the 10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, The World Bank, Leonard Cheshire Disability, the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) and the UNICEF invite you to a side event on barriers to education for girls with disabilities. International Sign Language interpretation and closed captioning will be available. The event will take place Thursday, June 15, 2017, 10-11:30am at the United Nations, New York, Conference Room No. 12. Registration for this event is now open via Eventbrite.  
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  • UNESCO announces upcoming international symposium and policy forum, 28-30 August 2017 Bangkok, Thailand
    News: UNESCO announces upcoming international symposium and policy forum, 28-30 August 2017 Bangkok, Thailand
    Girls and women face multiple challenges that compromise their education opportunities. One area of longstanding concern is the low rate of female participation in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education and consequently STEM careers. This is a major concern, as STEM careers are often called ‘jobs of the future,’ driving social and personal well-being, inclusive growth and sustainable development, through innovation and creativity. This event will bring together over 200 delegates including: the Ministry of education and other officials; education practitioners and educators; researchers and experts; representatives of intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations; development partners; civil society representatives; private sector stakeholders and others.
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  • Nominations for 2017 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education now open
    News: Nominations for 2017 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education now open
    The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education honours outstanding innovation and contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education. It is the first UNESCO Prize of this nature and will be unique in showcasing successful projects that improve and promote the educational prospects of girls and women and in turn, the quality of their lives. Supported by the Government of the People’s Republic of China, the Prize is conferred annually to two laureates and consists of an award of USD 50,000 each to further their work in the area of girls’ and women’s education. 
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  • Girls
    Girls' education and gender in education sector plans and GPE-funded programs
    This report takes stock of how girls' education and gender issues are included in education sector plans as well as implementation plans of GPE partner countries, and in the programs that are funded by GPE grants. The objective of the report is to establish a baseline for information available in current documents, in order to inform and improve the consideration of gender issues in future sector plans, and to promote the achievement of the GPE strategic objective 2 on gender equality and inclusion. 
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  • Still left behind: Pathways to inclusive education for girls with disabilities
    Still left behind: Pathways to inclusive education for girls with disabilities
    This report brings to light the persistent and significant gaps in research regarding education and disability, and in particular the need for more attention to the experience of girls with disabilities.
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  • The Man Box: A Study on Being a Young Man in the US, UK, and Mexico
    The Man Box: A Study on Being a Young Man in the US, UK, and Mexico
    Promundo, Axe, and research partners – set out at the end of 2016 to investigate young men’s lives in the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK), and Mexico. The central analytical tool of the study is what we and many others call the “Man Box”: a set of beliefs, communicated by parents, families, the media, peers, and other members of society, that place pressure on men to be a certain way. This study seeks to give research rigor to the concept of the Man Box, measuring how young men encounter these messages socially and internalize them personally. 
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  •       A Global Desk Review of Financial Education’s Contribution to Girls’ Economic Empowerment
    A Global Desk Review of Financial Education’s Contribution to Girls’ Economic Empowerment
    This review focuses on adolescent girls’ economic empowerment through interventions with the potential to effect a transformational change in girls’ lives by enhancing their decision-making power, agency, and knowledge of available resources. It centers solely on those interventions that contain a component on financial education and adopts a realist methodology to identify the intervention models that appear to be best-suited for contributing to the economic empowerment of adolescent girls. 
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