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Taliban attack on Pakistan school an act of ‘horror and rank cowardice
Taliban attack on Pakistan school an act of ‘horror and rank cowardice', says UN chief
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today strongly condemned the “blood-curdling attack” on a school in Peshawar, Pakistan, which has cost the lives of at least 130 people, the vast majority of whom were children.  Read More >
Webcast December 12: Mobilizing for Children’s Rights, Supporting Local Leaders and Improving Girls’ Education
Webcast December 12: Mobilizing for Children’s Rights, Supporting Local Leaders and Improving Girls’ Education
On December 12, the Center for Universal Education at Brookings will host a discussion on how local leadership and community-based solutions can help advance girls’ education across the world. Read More >
Children and Youth Invited to Help the UN Raise Awareness of Disability
Children and Youth Invited to Help the UN Raise Awareness of Disability
Kicking off on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, 2014, #DrawDisability, aims to highlight the challenges PWD have encountered in communities across the globe, as well as their accomplishments. By stimulating discussion around the inclusion of PWD, the drawings will become a narrative tool for social change. Read More >
Standing Together to End School-related Gender-based Violence (SRGBV)
Standing Together to End School-related Gender-based Violence (SRGBV)
The Global Partners Working Group on School-related Gender-based Violence marks International Day to End Violence against Women on 25 November 2014. Read More >
Brookings Institution Recruitment: Promoting Girls
Brookings Institution Recruitment: Promoting Girls' Education in Developing Countries
The Brookings Institution seeks to help build expertise on girls’ education policies and programs in developing countries. This program is designed to offer guest scholars from developing countries the opportunity to pursue their own independent research on global education issues with a specific focus on girls’ education.  Read More >

 

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