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CALL FOR PROPOSALS: UNICEF Think Piece Series

What is a UNICEF Think Piece? UNICEF is commissioning a series of Think Pieces that aim to promote fresh and cutting-edge thinking on how to improve the quality of education in Eastern and Southern Africa. These will be short, engaging and provocative pieces that stimulate debate and challenge the status quo on a variety of […]

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Are Girls overtaking Boys in Education?

According to UNESCO’s 2012 Education for All Global Monitoring Report (GMR), the world has achieved gender parity in enrolment at both primary and secondary levels.  Gender disparities remain at the country level, but the number of countries where boys outnumber girls in secondary school is now balanced by the number where girls are in the […]

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