Rigorous Review of Global Research Evidence on Policy and Practice on School-Related Gender-Based Violence
This report is the first major knowledge product from the End Gender Violence in Schools Initiative, a joint effort of UNICEF, the Global Partnership for Education, UCL- Institute of Education and UNGEI, which aims to develop and promote a common and systematic approach to identification, design, and monitoring of interventions to address SRGBV.
The Gender Review 2016 discusses global and regional trends in achieving parity in education access, participation and completion and in selected learning outcomes, stressing that there is much room for progress. It then shifts to an evidence-based discussion of relationships between education, gender and sustainable development by discussing work, civic and political engagement and leadership, as well as health and well-being. It concludes with ways forward: what action is implied by evidence and data for achieving more gender-equal societies and how progress towards such societies is to be measured.
The ‘Girls’ Learning and Empowerment – The Role of School Environments’ Policy Brief finds that, despite major increases in girls’ access to education and improvement in girls’ learning outcomes over the past decade, gender inequalities persist, and are particularly stark in many low-income countries. Given the developmental benefits of education – for individual girls, their families and communities, and wider society – these inequalities represent significant lost opportunities.
Counting the Invisible: Using data to transform the lives of girls and women by 2030 explores the current state of gender data. This report identifies some of the approaches that will be needed during the next 15 years, and introduces a vibrant new partnership that Plan International is spearheading.