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Half of world’s teens experience peer violence in and around school – UNICEF
Half of world’s teens experience peer violence in and around school – UNICEF

Half of students aged 13 to 15 worldwide – around 150 million – report having experienced peer-to-peer violence in and around school, according to a new report released by UNICEF today. An Everyday Lesson: #ENDviolence in Schools is released as part of the UNICEF #ENDviolence global campaign.

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International Day of the Girl 2018 theme - With Her: A Skilled GirlForce
International Day of the Girl 2018 theme - With Her: A Skilled GirlForce

Under the theme, With Her: A Skilled GirlForce, International Day of the Girl will mark the beginning of a year-long effort to bring together partners and stakeholders to advocate for, and draw attention and investments to, the most pressing needs and opportunities for girls to attain skills for employability.

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Kofi Annan: Global champion of gender equality and education
Kofi Annan: Global champion of gender equality and education
"Following Mr Annan's lead, UNGEI will continue to work together as a partnership to realise his vision of a world in which every girl, and boy, is empowered through education. In this way, we honour his legacy and strive to help bring about real and lasting change for future generations." Read More >
International Youth Day 2018: Safe spaces to end SRGBV
International Youth Day 2018: Safe spaces to end SRGBV

The theme of this year's International Youth Day (12 Aug) is safe spaces for youth. This week, UNGEI is hosting a platform for young people to have an open dialogue about how to tackle school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) and create safe and inclusive learning environments. We reached out to youth advocates across the world, and the resounding message was “Gender-based violence? #NotMySchool"

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Join the webinar: Measuring gender attitudes to address school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV)
Join the webinar: Measuring gender attitudes to address school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV)

Hosted by the Global Working Group to End SRGBV, and scheduled for Thurs 19 July (8.30-9.45am EDT), this webinar will feature insights from research in Sierra Leone and India, explore approaches to measuring gender attitudes among school-aged boys and girls, and highlight key learnings for addressing SRGBV.

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