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Top 10 stories 2007 for education and gender equality

The communication team for education and gender equality, working closely with the UNGEI partners, brings its multi-media expertise to bear on MDG 2 - achieving universal primary education - and MDG 3 - promoting gender equality and empowering women. What follows, in loose chronological order, are ten of the top stories for 2007 (plus three we couldn't leave out.) Look for more in 2008.

1. The commitment of Jordan's Queen Rania to education and child survival

http://www.ungei.org/news/247_1298.html
2. UNICEF and the Netherlands: A cultural revolution in global partnerships for education

http://www.ungei.org/news/index_1635.html
3. Nearly 3 million African children back to school as crises abate

http://www.ungei.org/infobycountry/uganda_1320.html
http://www.ungei.org/infobycountry/sudan_1481.html
http://www.ungei.org/infobycountry/rwanda_1500.html
4. UN conference focuses on the lives of girls

http://www.ungei.org/infobycountry/247_1353.html
5. Voices of girls rise above the din

http://www.ungei.org/infobycountry/zambia_1434.html
http://www.ungei.org/infobycountry/nepal_1411.html
6. Schoolchildren under attack

http://www.ungei.org/news/247_1447.html
http://www.ungei.org/infobycountry/liberia_1589.html
http://www.ungei.org/listserve/index_1534.html
7. UNGEI champions for education and gender equality

http://www.ungei.org/listserve/index_1531.html
http://www.ungei.org/listserve/index_1576.html
8. Angelique Kidjo's scholarships for girls receive international raves

http://www.ungei.org/photo_essay/kidjo/angelique.htm
http://www.ungei.org/infobycountry/benin_1551.html
9. Education wikis make boring reports come alive

http://girlsed.pbwiki.com (password: gogirls)
10. New podcast discussions on education in emergencies and post-crisis countries

http://www.ungei.org/infobycountry/247_1598.html
11. China, the Women's World Cup and child-friendly schools

http://www.ungei.org/infobycountry/china_1549.html
12. UNGEI shows progress in the regions

http://www.ungei.org/resources/1612_1569.html
13. Education - "They can't take that away from me" Ishmael Beah

http://www.ungei.org/infobycountry/247_1599.html

 

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