UNITED NATIONS GIRLS EDUCATION INITIATIVE

Girls, Too

07 December 2007, Issue No.15 - 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/
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