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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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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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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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