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  1. Equity and inclusion 23 April 2015

    Communication and sharing at heart of progress in Asia-Pacific women’s networks

    The importance of sharing success stories and common challenges on gender equality issues within women’s networks, unions and communities have been reaffirmed in women’s network meetings in India and Malaysia, organised by the Asia-Pacific Office of Education International.

    Communication and sharing at heart of progress in Asia-Pacific women’s networks
  2. Equity and inclusion 21 April 2015

    UN takes first steps towards eradicating school-related gender-based violence

    Fifty eight countries have signed up to the first ever UN resolution on school-related gender-based violence, “Learning without fear”, during UNESCO’s Executive Board meeting on 16 April.

    UN takes first steps towards eradicating school-related gender-based violence
  3. Equity and inclusion 13 March 2015

    Gender equality, women’s human rights and empowerment within and beyond the post-2015 agenda

    Education International has co-sponsored a panel discussion focusing on the key priorities for gender equality, women’s human rights and empowerment in the new post-2015 sustainable development framework to be agreed by United Nations’ member states this fall.

    Gender equality, women’s human rights and empowerment within and beyond the post-2015 agenda
  4. Equity and inclusion 10 March 2015

    New York: Trade union delegation demands more from their governments

    Global Union delegations at the UN are urging member states to make a stronger commitment to women’s economic rights on the implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action and in the new sustainable development goals.

    New York: Trade union delegation demands more from their governments
  5. Equity and inclusion 9 March 2015

    International Women’s Day: activists bring the Big Apple to a standstill

    Education International’s delegation to the 59th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women marched alongside thousands of activists through New York Sunday for gender equality and the rights of women and girls.

    International Women’s Day: activists bring the Big Apple to a standstill
  6. Equity and inclusion 6 March 2015

    International Women’s Day: Looking back to Beijing and beyond 2015

    2015 is an auspicious year for International Women’s Day celebrations: we mark the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, the most advanced document on women’s rights and empowerment ever signed by world leaders.

    International Women’s Day: Looking back to Beijing and beyond 2015
  7. Equity and inclusion 28 November 2014

    France: Gender equality in teaching and learning endorsed

    Education unions in France have reaffirmed that gender equality must be at the heart of learning, following the National Education Minister’s presentation of teaching materials on equality between girls and boys.

    France: Gender equality in teaching and learning endorsed
  8. Equity and inclusion 25 November 2014

    International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    Gender-based violence is a fundamental violation of human rights. It is one of the worst manifestations of gender-based discrimination, disproportionately affecting girls and women, and a major obstacle to achieving gender equality.

    International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
  9. Equity and inclusion 5 November 2014

    Philippines: Gender equality prioritised at women’s network

    Gender action plans and equality in schools, the Magna Carta for women, and gender based violence against teachers – these were the topics debated at the latest evaluation and planning meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Women’s Network (AWN)-Philippines.

    Philippines: Gender equality prioritised at women’s network
  10. Equity and inclusion 20 October 2014

    France: focus on gender-based violence in schools

    Gender-based violence in schools came under the spotlight during International Day of the Girl Child events organised earlier this month in Paris by France’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Plan International France.

    France: focus on gender-based violence in schools
  11. Equity and inclusion 29 September 2014

    EI seeks your feedback on Gender Equality and Diversity

    Education International (EI) is calling on its affiliates to have their voices heard in relation to equality and diversity. On 16 September, affiliates were sent EI’s survey on gender equality and diversity. The feedback, due in on 31 October, will provide the basis for EI’s four-yearly report on equality to...

    EI seeks your feedback on Gender Equality and Diversity
  12. Equity and inclusion 10 September 2014

    Malaysia: Gender equity crucial to quality education

    Promoting gender equality in unions, education, and society was the central theme at a recent workshop in Malaysia hosted by the Sarawak Teachers’ Union (STU).

    Malaysia: Gender equity crucial to quality education
  13. Equity and inclusion 8 September 2014

    Coming Up: ETUCE Conference on teacher union actions on gender equality in times of austerity

    The closing conference of the ETUCE project Promoting gender equality within teacher trade unions and in the teaching profession II – Implementing and reinforcing teacher trade union actions on gender equality in times of austerity convenes in Sofia on 25 and 26 September 2014.

    Coming Up: ETUCE Conference on teacher union actions on gender equality in times of austerity
  14. Equity and inclusion 7 July 2014

    Locked out: Privatised education leaves girls and women behind

    A new global report shows that girls and women are suffering the consequences of rising privatised education around the world, leaving them on the outside of the classroom looking in.

    Locked out: Privatised education leaves girls and women behind
  15. Equity and inclusion 7 July 2014

    Locked out: Privatised education leaves girls and women behind

    A new global report shows that girls and women are suffering the consequences of rising privatised education around the world, leaving them on the outside of the classroom looking in.

    Locked out: Privatised education leaves girls and women behind