Category Archives: gender & education

New Handbook: Entrepreneurship & ICT for Girls

The EU funded project ICT-go-girls published a new Handbook for schools:  “Promoting Entrepreneurship through ICT for Girls”​. It is a practical 40 pages manual for schools, teachers, educational administrations, which summarizes the project’s findings and recommendations fro motivating girls to … Continue reading

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World Forum 2015, Paris: #LIFELONG #LEARNING FOR ALL

The World Forum 2015 on LIFELONG LEARNING FOR ALL – A challenge to face, a willingness to share takes place at UNESCO – Paris, from 5 to 6 February 2015. Create the conditions of possibility to enable each one to … Continue reading

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#Beijing+20 Campaign: Empowering Women – Investing in Girls

[Text reposted from UN Women_The Beijing Platform for ActionTurns 20] They go to school, help with housework, work in factories, make friends, care for elder and younger family members and prepare themselves to take on the responsibilities of adulthood. Girls … Continue reading

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Gender equality in ICT: GEM-TECH awards 2014

ITU and UN Women are partnering to launch a new global technology award that recognizes outstanding contributions from women and men in leveraging the potential of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to promote gender equality. The annual GEM-TECH Awards will … Continue reading

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#gender: Education for all monitoring report 2014

According to the Gender Summary of the Education for all Monitoring Report 2014: There were 31 million girls out of school in 2011, of whom 55% are expected never to enrol. Reflecting years of poor education quality and unmet learning … Continue reading

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Gender in Horizon2020

 As requested in all EU activities, Horizon 2020 encompasses the aim to eliminate inequalities and to promote equality between men and women. Gender equality in research and innovation is a key element of Horizon 2020 and is mainstreamed as a … Continue reading

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Non-formal curriculum to prevent violence against women and girls

As gender and anti-violence researcher working in the field of education, I am thinking about recognition of non-formal education in violence prevention since quite a couple of time. On the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child, UN Women … Continue reading

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