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School Meals In Egypt: Big Dreams In Small Villages
School Meals In Egypt: Big Dreams In Small Villages
While most of their elder sisters got married between the ages of 16 and 18, Aya and Amani say they do not want to get married early and want to pursue their education and become doctors. The two girls, aged 9 and 10, joined a school close to their home where WFP implements its school meals programme in cooperation with the government and civil society. Read More >
Drive to boost girls’ education
Drive to boost girls’ education
CAIRO, 5 March 2008 (IRIN) - Sahar Zeidan Abdel Wareth, who helps her father on the land, could not attend school until she was 12 when a “girl-friendly” school was built near her home in Assiut Province, some 375km from Cairo. Read More >
UNICEF Executive Director visits child-centred projects in Egypt
UNICEF Executive Director visits child-centred projects in Egypt
NEW YORK, USA, 20 February 2007 – UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman has commended Egypt’s progress towards advancing child rights at the end of a three-day visit to the country. Read More >
Global partners meet in Cairo to advance girls’ education and early childhood care
Global partners meet in Cairo to advance girls’ education and early childhood care
NEW YORK, USA, 28 November 2006 – Education officials from Egypt and several other countries have joined forces with non-governmental organizations, UN agencies and independent experts at a conference in Cairo on 13 November to promote early childhood care and put an end to gender disparities in education. Read More >
Egypt: Improving health and literacy for women in Egypt
Egypt: Improving health and literacy for women in Egypt
In Egypt, women are learning more about their health as they learn to read through World Education's integrated literacy initiative. Read More >
Egypt: Community Mapping Transforms Youth
Egypt: Community Mapping Transforms Youth
Community Youth Mapping is a process – developed by the Academy for Educational Development (AED) Center for Youth Development and Policy Research – through which young people canvass local businesses and organizations and document where to find resources for children and families. Read More >

 

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