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FAWE contributes to Packard Foundation/UNESCO consultation on reduction of secondary school drop-out
FAWE contributes to Packard Foundation/UNESCO consultation on reduction of secondary school drop-out
FAWE presented perspectives on achieving lower drop-out rates for secondary schoolgirls in Africa at a consultative meeting on girls’ education in Africa organised by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation Regional Office and UNESCO in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 5 January 2011.
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Ethiopia Partners with the U.S. to Put Girls’ Education First
Ethiopia Partners with the U.S. to Put Girls’ Education First
First Lady Azeb Mesfin has been steadfast in her determination to collaborate with USAID on the award of scholarships to meritorious girls who would otherwise have to drop out of school. Read More >
At Inter-Parliamentary Union conference, a call to action on adolescent girls
At Inter-Parliamentary Union conference, a call to action on adolescent girls' rights
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 9 April 2009 – Adolescent girls in developing countries are the world's greatest untapped resource for stability and growth. As economic actors and future mothers, safe, healthy, educated, economically empowered girls have the means to escape poverty and ignite progress. Read More >
Alternative Basic Education keeps pastoral children’s dreams alive
Alternative Basic Education keeps pastoral children’s dreams alive
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 19 June 2006 – Ten-year-old Medina Humed Ahmed opens up about her dreams for the future. “I want to drive one of those land cruisers, and I also want to fly airplanes,” she declares, pointing up at the cloudless sky above the desert of Ethiopia’s Afar Region. Her words generate a loud round of applause from her family. Read More >
UNICEF: In Ethiopia, better education for a better future
UNICEF: In Ethiopia, better education for a better future
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 15 June 2006 – As countries around the world commemorate the Day of the African Child tomorrow – the anniversary of a historic child-led protest for access to basic quality education in Soweto, South Africa – the day also marks a milestone for children in Ethiopia. Read More >
Closing the gender gap: An Ethiopian girl shines shoes to pay for school
Closing the gender gap: An Ethiopian girl shines shoes to pay for school
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 8 June 2006 – Meskerem Geremew knew she had to get an education. So the 12-year-old girl from Ethiopia’s bustling capital, Addis Ababa, decided to take action. Read More >

 

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