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Menstrual Hygiene Management – the Impact on Girls’ Education

17 October 2018, 18:30 to 20:00 Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK, Westminster Hall, Palace of Westminster, London SW1A 0PW In many parts of the world, especially in Africa and Asia, the education of girls is limited and even curtailed by cultural and social inhibitions surrounding menstruation. This is a massively important issue but, because of sensitivities […]

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Recommendations for the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office to help maintain momentum for girls’ education

This blog was written by Gemma Wilson-Clark, Team Leader and Senior Education Advisor at UNICEF All opinions expressed in this blog are her own and are not attributable to or endorsed by UNICEF. Last week, from 4 to 6 July 2018, I attended a roundtable at Wilton Park hosted by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth […]

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A Syrian child looks into a school classroom damaged during a reported air strike on March 7, 2017, in the opposition-held town of Utaya, near the city of Damascus.

Education Under Attack 2018

A global study of attacks on schools, universities, their students and staff In countries across the globe from Afghanistan to Colombia to India to Mali to Turkey to Yemen, to name just a few, students, teachers, and educational facilities are under siege. Targeted killings, rape, abduction, child recruitment, intimidation, threats, military occupation, and destruction of […]

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Girls’ education is improving, but not for all

By Dr Sharon Tao, Gender and Inclusion Adviser for Cambridge Education and UKFIET Executive Committee member. This blog was originally written for UNICEF and posted on 16 April 2018. Reposted with permission. UNICEF has commissioned 10 papers by leading researchers and practitioners to stimulate debate around educational challenges in Eastern and Southern Africa: a region […]

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