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Transforming girls’ education: how do we advance measurements of ‘success’?

The burgeoning discourse on girls’ education in a post-Millennium Development Goal world emphasises rights and quality as fundamental factors to supersede a focus so far on access.  Education programmes that concentrated on increasing girls’ enrolment in primary school have had significant success: the 2012 UN MDG Report announced global gender parity in primary school enrolment. […]

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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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Education First, Education Cannot Wait

UN General Secretary’s Education First Initiative For the first time, a UN Secretary-General has made education a priority during their tenure. On 26 September, during the United Nations General Assembly, Secretary-General Ban wholesale nfl jerseys Ki-Moon launched Education First, his new five-year strategy to ensure education for all. This comprehensive plan includes the following three […]

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