Girls' Education

  • ADEAFriday, March 17, 2023 - 09:56 

    In October 2022, I participated in an education conference hosted by the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA). The ADEA Triennale is a uniquely African event, where education leaders discuss ways to improve the quality of education on the continent.

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  • ADEAWednesday, March 16, 2022 - 18:07 

    School is a place of knowledge. It is an institution that distills and imparts knowledge and skills, in various fields, coupled with attitudes and values. It shapes the vision of the leaders of nations. It educates and creates social classes. Thus, we have illiterates and intellectuals. School is an indispensable detour for any ambitious person who wants to be accepted or to make a place for herself or himself in modern society. Clearly, going to school is a necessity for "success."

    Most women in developing countries receive far less education than men. 

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  • ADEAWednesday, October 16, 2019 - 20:28 

    The International Day of the Girl Child focuses attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the fulfilment of their human rights. This year, under the theme, “GirlForce: Unscripted and unstoppable”, we celebrate achievements by, with and for girls since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

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  • ADEAThursday, March 14, 2019 - 21:43 

    Today we celebrate and recognize all women for their achievements without regard to divisions, and review why investing in science, technology, engineering and mathematics must go hand in hand with addressing the gender equality gap. Happy International Women’s Day!

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  • ADEAFriday, March 15, 2019 - 13:17 

    On December 19, 2011, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 to declare October 11 as the International Day of the Girl (IDG), to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

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  • ADEAFriday, March 15, 2019 - 12:57 

    "I came with my mother to the POC because of the war. I was very frightened by the war I saw so many people wounded and men shooting guns, it was very bad. I feel safe here in the POC and want to keep coming to school. I am very happy here my favourite subject at school is math. I would like to have more text books to read that would make me even happier."

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  • ADEAThursday, March 12, 2020 - 14:32 

    The International Women’s Day 2020 theme is "Iam Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights". This theme is aligned with the UN Women’s new multigenerational campaign, Generation Equality, which marks the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

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  • ADEAFriday, March 15, 2019 - 10:21 

    Under this year’s theme, “With Her: A Skilled GirlForce”, International Day of the Girl will mark the beginning of a year-long effort to bring together partners and stakeholders to advocate for, and draw attention and investments to, the most pressing needs and opportunities for girls to attain skills for employability.

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  • ADEAFriday, March 15, 2019 - 11:57 

    On March 8, people around the world observe International Women's Day, an opportunity to inspire change for girls and women and transform the momentum into action. Without investing in women and girls it will not be possible to achieve the Global Goals.

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  • ADEAThursday, March 14, 2019 - 21:22 

    The International Day of Women and Girls in Science promotes the full and equal participation of women and girls in education, training, employment and decision-making processes in science fields.

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