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Gender and Inclusion in Education in Emergencies. Tension and confrontation: just as we hoped

Sharon Tao, Senior Education and Gender Adviser at Cambridge Education, reflects on the success of UKFIET’s recent Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference, in particular the thematic strand of Gender and Inclusion. Even if nobody stuck to the script… When we got together to organise the UKFIET Education for Children Affected by Emergencies conference […]

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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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Troubling Muslim Youth Identities: nation, religion and gender

Book by Máiréad Dunne, Naureen Durrani, Kathleen Fincham and Barbara Crossouard 2017, London, Palgrave Macmillan Provoked by contemporary concerns about youth alienation and radicalisation, particularly in the Global South, the central interest of this book is the production of Muslim youth identities. In particular, it explores the construction of youth narratives of identity with respect […]

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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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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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