This blog was written by Kate Sykes, International Programme Manager, Link Education International. In 2021 Link Education’s global team developed five key strategic goals which will shape...
Category: Girls’ Education
Slipping through the education net: let’s build on global commitments at a critical time to support vulnerable girls and young women to stay in school
Oct 17, 2022
At last week’s Transforming Education Summit in New York, more than 130 countries committed to rebooting their education systems and accelerating action to end the global learning crisis and get back on track Sustainable Development Goal 4, to achieve 12 years of quality education for all children.
Crossing the threshold – Reflections on girls’ education ten years into International Day of the Girl Child
Oct 13, 2022
In 2022, we mark 10 years since International Day of the Girl Child was incepted. Whilst some improvements in access to education for girls were made over this period, significant barriers persist in quality of education, retention and completion.
Oct 11, 2022
As we reach International Day of the Girl once again, we have a chance to reflect on the progress made on girls’ education and the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead. Last month was significant in this regard – and has prompted the Girls’ Education Challenge team and our partners…
Oct 11, 2022
"Our time is now—our rights, our future" The main aims of International Day of the Girl are to promote girl’s empowerment and fulfilment of their human rights while also highlighting the challenges that girls all over the world face.
Sep 29, 2022
Female role models and mentors help tackle gendered roles which limit girls’ access to secondary education in Uganda and Zambia, according to research.