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Don’t forget the boys: challenging gender norms to achieve gender equality in education

This blog was written by Catherine M Jere, school of International Development, University of East Anglia, and member of the UKFIET Executive Committee Despite tremendous progress in enrolment over the last 15 years, current estimates indicate that, globally, close to 265 million children and youth are out of school. Half of these – approximately 133 […]

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Meeting commitments to gender equality in education

This blog was written by Catherine M. Jere, School of International Development, University of East Anglia. Catherine is a member of the UKFIET Executive Committee. On March 8th 2018, to mark International Women’s Day, UKFIET, together with the Gender and Development Network (GADN), hosted the launch of the sixth Gender Review from UNESCO’s Global Education […]

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Pupils study at a school near Manaus, Amazonas Brazil 
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London Launch 2018 GEM Report Gender Review: Accountability for gender equality in education

8 March 2018, 10.15am – 12.30pm, Royal Over-Seas League, London SW1A 1LR   Join us for the launch of the sixth Gender Review from UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report team. This launch will coincide with International Women’s Day, on 8th March 2018. Moderated by a well-known journalist the event will consist of a presentation […]

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Who is responsible for ensuring gender equality in education?

This blog was originally posted on World Education Blog on 14 September 2017. Re-posted with permission. Problems require solutions, which requires knowing who is responsible for fixing them, and having clear steps to address the issue. This is the meaning of accountability. A longstanding issue like gender inequality, therefore, is one for which accountability is clearly […]

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