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G7 leaders pledge support to new gender equality initiative
G7 leaders pledge support to new gender equality initiative

The Declaration on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment issued at the G7 Leaders’ Summit in Biarritz, France, builds new momentum in efforts to ensure education for all children as well as powerful support for the Gender at the Center Initiative.

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International Day of the Girl 2019 theme: ‘GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable’
International Day of the Girl 2019 theme: ‘GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable’

Under the theme, ‘GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable’, International Day of the Girl will this year celebrate achievements by, with and for girls since the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and passage of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. 

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Practical tools to break gender barriers for education in emergencies
Practical tools to break gender barriers for education in emergencies
Launched today: the revised INEE Guidance Note on Gender is designed to equip policymakers, practitioners, researchers, and civil society organisations to deliver education that is relevant to the needs of girls and boys growing up in contexts of conflict and crisis. 

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Women Deliver 2019: Amplifying the power of education
Women Deliver 2019: Amplifying the power of education

This week, thousands of gender equality advocates are arriving in Vancouver for the 2019 Women Deliver Conference for the purpose of sharing knowledge, experiences and ideas to accelerate progress for girls and women everywhere. The conference theme: Power. Progress. Change.

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Symposium: Education, Skills and Employment: Changing the status quo for women and girls
Symposium: Education, Skills and Employment: Changing the status quo for women and girls

In partnership with the Akilah Institute, ICRW, Brookings Institution, ILO and UNICEF, UNGEI is co-hosting a special one-day symposium in Washington D.C. on galvanising education, skills, and employment opportunities for women and girls around the world.

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