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How to protect vulnerable children, especially girls, during the COVID-19 pandemic?

This blog was written by Annie Homer, UK Department for International Development (DFID) and originally published on the Global Partnership for Education website on 21 April 2020. Containing transmission through pandemics brings challenges for keeping children safe and learning but the experience from Ebola shows these are not insurmountable. While COVID-19 is different from Ebola, […]

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Beyond numbers: achieving gender equality in education #DontIgnoreHer

This blog was written by Catherine M. Jere, School of International Development, University of East Anglia, in response to the launch of the GEM Gender Report on 5th July 2019. The latest in the series of Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Gender Reports was launched at the G7 France – UNESCO International Conference on Friday, 5th […]

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Tackling gender norms offers hope for girls’ education in low- and middle-income countries

This blog was written by Dr Catherine Jere, Lecturer in Education and International Development at the School of International Development, University of East Anglia, and member of the UKFIET Executive Committee. It was originally posted on the Advancing Learning and Innovation in Gender Norms (ALiGN) website on 13th March 2019. A new ALIGN policy brief, […]

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