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Summit in Washington, D.C. Addresses Gender-Based Violence and Education

On April 28, Futures Without Violence and George Washington University’s Global Women’s Institute hosted the second Open Square Summit to explore the obstacles that can prevent education for women and girls worldwide. The event, "Safe Passage: Gender-Based Violence and Global Education," convened more than 100 top international leaders including Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Cathy Russell, White House Advisor on Violence Against Women Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for International Development (United Kingdom) Rt. Honorable Baroness Lindsay Northover. 

USAID was invited to submit an article, "Overcoming School-Related Gender-Based Violence: Creating an Evidence Base to Influence Policy and Programming."

Additional Information:

Download Research-Evaluations-Analysis-Data (READ) for SAFE PASSAGE: Gender-Based Violence and Global Education to get a snapshot of materials presented.



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