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New policy note: putting gender equality at the heart of education
New policy note: putting gender equality at the heart of education

As ministers convene for the twelfth Commonwealth Women’s Affairs Ministers Meeting in Nairobi, a new policy note - Gender-Responsive Education Sector Planning – a pathway to gender equality in education - is being launched today through the Platform for Girls’ Education as part of the Leave No Girl Behind Campaign.

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Gender-Responsive Education Sector Planning Workshop: Nigeria
Gender-Responsive Education Sector Planning Workshop: Nigeria
Bringing together delegations from Jigawa, Kaduna, Katsina, Kano and Sokoto states as well as the Federal Government of Nigeria, this week’s event is not only the first national GRESP workshop, but it is also the first to include a youth delegation.   Read More >
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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