Girls

Closing the Education Gender Gap (Project Syndicate)

Closing the Education Gender Gap (Project Syndicate)

From the article:On this International Day of the Girl, the number of girls not attending school, despite having fallen by 40% since 2000, still stands at 130 million. This represents both a moral and a practical failing, because girls are not receiving the education...
Investing in Africa’s education (CNBC Africa)

Investing in Africa’s education (CNBC Africa)

Speaking with CNBC Africa, Commissioner and former President of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete makes clear that countries “cannot develop without education” and that the G20’s decision to back the breakthrough International Finance Facility for Education...
Five takeaways from June’s live forum

Five takeaways from June’s live forum

Today’s forum featured Commissioner Theo Sowa (CEO, African Women’s Development Fund) alongside Commission Director Justin W. van Fleet in a conversation moderated by Edith Asibey, the Commission’s Senior Advisor – Communication. In all,...
The Power of Education (ReliefWeb)

The Power of Education (ReliefWeb)

Speech given by Save the Children International CEO Helle Thorning-Schmidt at the Education World Forum on 23 January 2017 Education is the most empowering force in the world. It creates knowledge, builds confidence, and breaks down barriers to opportunity. For...