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The global effort to enable all the world’s children to receive a quality, primary education has made impressive gains since 2000, according to a recently released UN report. But for enormous numbers of children, the report cautions, getting an education – let alone a quality education – remains far out of reach. This is a challenge that will be the focus of initiatives under the soon-to-be launched Sustainable Development Goals.  
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A tradition that celebrates girls and benefits the community and planet.
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By Bonnie Lathram - We break down what type of professional learning educators want and best practices for designing engaging learning experiences.
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A female traditional leader in the southern African nation of Malawi has confronted the practice of child marriage by annulling 300 of these marriages and sending the children to school
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Great news - today Ethiopia is holding its own Girl Summit!

By working together we CAN end FGM and child marriage in a generation.

Find out more: http://ow.ly/OMZu0


#‎EndFGM‬ ‪#‎FGM‬ ‪#‎FGC‬ ‪#‎childmarriage‬ ‪#‎girls‬ ‪#‎women‬ ‪#‎Ethiopia‬ ‪#‎Africa‬ ‪#‎aid‬ ‪#‎development‬ ‪#‎endchildmarriage‬ ‪#‎GirlSummit‬ ‪#‎UNICEF‬ ‪#‎GirlsNotBrides‬
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The walls are made of rusty corrugated metal, the roof lets in the rain and the muddy alley outside is strewn with trash. The 20 or so children packed into the small room, however, do not seem to min...
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Today, I have the honor of addressing the 7th Education International World Congress in Ottawa. Education International is the world’s largest federation of unions, representing 30 million education employees in 400 organizations in 170 countries and territories around the world.
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Today, on the third annual "Malala Day," Malala Yousafzai marked her 18th birthday in Lebanon, opening the Malala Fund's "Malala Yousafzai All-Girls School" near the Syrian border, which will provide quality secondary education to more than 200 Syrian girls living in informal camps and out of scho...
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Memory Banda’s life took a divergent path from her sister’s. When her sister reached puberty, she was sent to a traditional “initiation camp” that teaches girls “how to sexually please a man.” She got pregnant there — at age 11. Banda, however, refused to go. Instead, she organized others and asked her community’s leader to issue a bylaw that no girl should be forced to marry before turning 18. She pushed on to the national level … with incredibl...
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