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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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Counting the zeros: World Bank reports cost of not educating girls as $15-30 million
Counting the zeros: World Bank reports cost of not educating girls as $15-30 million

A new World Bank report, Missed Opportunities: the high cost of not educating girls, documents the outcomes and monetises the costs of low educational attainment among girls.

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A world first: your guide to the Global Disability Summit
A world first: your guide to the Global Disability Summit

Ten years on from the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the summit represents an opportunity to celebrate progress, share learnings, spread awareness of critical areas of need, and mobilise global action.

 

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Partnership Approaches to Eliminating SRGBV: an EU Development Days panel
Partnership Approaches to Eliminating SRGBV: an EU Development Days panel

At the 2018 EU Development Days conference a panel of educationists representing a range of education-focused organisations shared experiences and expertise on approaches to tackling school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV).

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