Educating Girls

Explore Plan International publications – including reports, policy and research – on advancing children’s rights and equality for girls.

Mar 7, 2014. Many of us are inspired by Malala Yousafzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani girl who has become a leading advocate of educational opportunity for girls. We are familiar with the horrific story of Malala riding the bus home from school when a Taliban gunman climbed aboard and shot her in the head, almost.

Seeking to nurture learner-centered secondary education models that equip economically marginalized girls with a core set of 21st century skills and attributes so.

The Boy Scouts of America is putting out the welcome mat for girls, too, at more of its summer camps this year. The changes follow a decision by the Scouts last.

The Boy Scouts of America is putting out the welcome mat for girls, too, at more of its summer camps this year. The changes follow a decision by the Scouts last.

Jan 5, 2007. Ms. Winfrey's school, a $40 million project that opened Tuesday, is one of the most recent and high-profile projects in a growing worldwide campaign to improve girls' education. Such female-focused aid yields perhaps the highest dividends for developing nations, say experts, though they are quick to point.

Jul 9, 2017. Educating girls. Girls' education, it turns out, has a dramatic bearing on global warm- ing. Women with more years of education have fewer, healthier children and actively manage their reproductive health. In 2011, the journal Science published a demographic analysis of the impact of girls' education on.

In the broadest sense, education includes all those experiences by which intelligence is developed, knowledge acquired, and character formed. In a narrower sense, it.

Oct 7, 2015. Four years after the UN established October 11th as International Day of the Girl Child, education efforts around the globe are beginning to improve lives.

The Greatness Which Might Be Theirs: Educating Girls – An Investment in the Future

May 5, 2015. For Fawzia, “literacy and education is as light. It also gives you power.” The 10- year-old aspires to become Afghanistan's president. Fawzia is among the fortunate few to attend school in a country where women continue to battle for rights as simple as moving freely outside their homes. Around the world, 31.

This course focuses on the continued education of teachers as multipliers of change. "Educating Girls" connects scholarship, classroom practice, and service. The film, “Girl Rising,” opens with Sokha, a Cambodian girl in a golden costume, dancing in slow motion. Suddenly, the camera shifts to her life before she was given.

Educating girls in South Sudan. Meet the girls who must overcome conflict, hunger, stigma and sexual abuse just to go to school. by Sara Hylton. 28 Sept 2016. Fourteen-year-old Jessica is cared for and receives an education with approximately 50 other vulnerable girls at a shelter in Juba. Since the conflict began in 2013,

Help provide girls with an education. Poverty, discrimination, and exploitation keep millions of girls out of school.

May 24, 2013. Kelly Martin of VizCandy explores the data behind improving education access for girls and the resulting health improvements in lower income nations.

The Community Grants Program provides a great opportunity for groups to undertake projects that complement the focus areas identified as priorities for the City of.

Apr 18, 2013. Education is a silver bullet for empowering women and girls worldwide. Read more >>

Poverty, discrimination and exploitation keep millions of girls out of school. What’s more, half of all girls in developing countries don’t even finish primary school.

The database will log policy documents on issues from health to marriage to education, a children’s aid agency said, with the hope that greater scrutiny will improve their life chances. Girls are one and half times more likely than boys to miss.

OverviewInvesting in girls' education globally delivers huge returns for economic growth, political participation, women's health, smaller and more s…

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Apr 19, 2011. Yet 60 percent of the world's 100 million out-of-school youth are girls.2 The goal of this paper is to present the benefits of educating girls in developing countries. In my research I have used qualitative as well as quantitative data. The investigation reveals the considerable potential for accelerated national.

Educating Girls in the Tech Age: A Report on Equity Why are girls so poorly represented in advanced technology classes? Why do so few women opt for careers in.

We have a long way to go. And this is a fight we’re never going to stop fighting.

Education for All Global Monitoring Report. Fact Sheet. October 2013. Girls’ education – the facts. Millions of girls around the world are still being denied.

Jan 15, 2014. Educating girls saves children's lives: Each extra year of a mother's schooling reduces the probability of infant mortality by 5% to 10% (UNICEF 2011). In sub- Saharan Africa, an estimated 1.8 million children's lives could have been saved in 2008 if their mothers had at least a secondary education (UNICEF.

Ana Revenga and Sudhir Shetty – Closing gender gaps benefits countries as a whole, not just women and girls

"This is a fight that we are never going to stop fighting until every boy and every.

Educating the world’s girls and women is one of the best social development investments to be made. But despite gains in access to education, keeping girls in.

But great challenges remain. Many people — especially girls — are still excluded from education, and many more are enrolled in school but learning too little to.

Girls’ education transforms lives and the future of whole communities. Plan International directly supports millions of girls to access an education.

Education is very important for every child whether boy or girl. It is sad that some communities still discriminate against the education of the girl child. About 57million children around the world are not going to school. The report, Children Still Battling to go to School, finds that 95% of the 28.5 million children not getting a.

USAID is also making significant gains in higher education, USAID has helped over 85,000 Afghan girls attend community-based education classes,

Why is it important to educate girls? – Lesson Plan. By 10 x 10. Subjects. World, Education, Social Issues. educating girls in developing nations will change.

Gender equality is a human right. Women are entitled to live with dignity and with freedom from want and from fear. Gender equality is also a precondition for.

Jul 29, 2014. “Education is the only solution.” – Malala Yousafzai. On January 12, 2010, when Wadley – a girl growing up in Port-au-Prince, Haiti — was just seven years old, the world that she once knew was forever changed. An earthquake killed hundreds of thousands and left just as many injured. Its aftermath was.

Educating Everybody’s Children: Diverse Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition. Edited by Robert W. Cole. Table of Contents

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Governor-General launches new book on educating girls. Her Excellency the Honourable Quentin Bryce AO CVO, Governor-General.

For a year now, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been trying to give. and.

Kode With Klossy Summer Camp is a free two week program for girls 13-18 years old. Girls will be in classes of 20 learning to build real apps with code.

Pledge Your Support of Girls’ Education Around the World. NCGS, in collaboration with its Global Forum on Girls’ Education® II strategic partners,

Soc Change. 1995 Jun-Sep;25(2-3):197-202. Educating the girl child in rural areas. Tandon S. PIP: This article discusses the importance of educating female children in India. There is ample evidence worldwide that improvements in girls' education benefit the status of the family and empower women. The World.

May 1, 2013. This series of "The Fixer" posts amplies the problems that a new generation of women are solving. see photosKaren Hill McNamaraClick for full photo gallery: Inside SHARE: Shannon McNamara's Mission To Educate Girls In Africa Interview with Shannon McNamara, A 19-year-old fixer: I'm a rising junior at.

The Women of Concern group is helping to ensure that girls in Bangladesh receive quality education.

NCGS Educating Girls Symposiums are professional development offerings that take place in various regions of the country and provide educators with an opportunity to convene and exchange best practices for teaching and working with girls. The topic for the symposiums changes every 18-24 months based on the.