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Business Partnership for Girls' Education launches the summer campaign "Let Me Learn"
YEMEN, 26 May 2008 - The summer campaign for “Let me Learn” initiative spearheaded by Business Partnership for acceleration of Girls’ Education (BPGE) was launched yesterday. The campaign aims at raising awareness on the importance of Girls’ Education to increase girls’ enrollment with motivational messages to encourage parents to send girls to school during the coming academic year. Read More >
National review of program experiences in support of girls' education in Yemen
SANA’A, Yemen, 21 April 2008 - The National Review of program experiences in support of girls’ education in Yemen was inaugurated here today by the Vice Minister of Education Dr. Abdulaziz Saleh Bin Habtoor. The Review has been jointly organized in coordination with UNICEF and GTZ. Read More >
Private Sector comes forward to support girls’ education in Yemen
YEMEN, 5 September 2006 - Yemen’s national efforts for acceleration of girls education and reduction of the gender gap are getting a major boost with the launch of Business Partnership for Girls Education that marks the beginning of a novel tripartite coalition between government, private sector and UNICEF. Read More >
Yemen: Government waives girls’ tuition fees to boost female enrolment
SANAA, Yemen, 7 May 2006 (IRIN) - The Ministry of Education announced on Saturday its decision to waive primary school tuition fees for female students in an effort to encourage school enrolment among girls. Read More >
‘Education for All’ week in Yemen brings teachers on board
SANA’A, 25 April 2006 – During ‘Education for All’ week, Yemen is stepping up efforts to overcome barriers to universal primary education. Read More >


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