All: "Safe to learn" essay collection: The role data and research play in ending violence in schools

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The gendered reality of corporal punishment in schools

Social norms drive gender inequalities and violence, and even though access to education is a human right, learners across the globe are impacted by school-related gender-based violence.

  • 30th April 2021
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Investing in schools and teachers is key to unlocking solutions to school-related gender-based violence

Every child deserves to be safe at home, in their communities, and at school. However, findings from the VACS show that many children experience school-related gender-based violence. But it doesn’t have to be this way.

  • 2nd December 2020
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Girls Health Ed: Creating change in and through schools

Girls Health Ed is one organization working in and through schools to address the root causes of gender equality that often lead to violence.

  • 25th October 2020
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The transformative power of secondary education in Honduras

  • 24th October 2020
Daniela Ligiero
Daniela Ligiero is the Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer, Together for Girls
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“I am a survivor.”

Sexual violence against children affects children everywhere at a staggering rate — one in four girls experience physically forced or coerced sexual intercourse.

  • 4th September 2020
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The new face of schooling… and keeping kids safe at home and online

The COVID-19 lockdowns around the U.S. have exacerbated what was already a widespread problem gripping our nation: the trapping of children at home with sexual abusers.

  • 13th August 2020
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Friends don’t remain silent. Here's what to say if a survivor of sexual violence comes to you.

Friends can play a powerful role in helping survivors access and receive critical care to help them seek justice and start their journey to heal.

  • 31st July 2020
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Understanding school-related gender-based violence

Every child around the world deserves the opportunity to learn. Education is a basic human right and a necessary pathway to ending extreme poverty. We know that equitable, quality education has an immense power to transform the lives of individuals, communities, and nations.

  • 13th July 2020
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How to be a safe adult for children during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond

Katelyn Brewer, President and CEO of Darkness to Light, discussed how during the COVID-19 pandemic, adults can modify their approach to protect kids and prevent child abuse.

  • 16th June 2020
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Education: A fundamental human right

Education is a fundamental human right and a critical pathway to ending extreme poverty. Equitable, quality education has an immense power to transform the lives of individuals, families, communities, and nations.

  • 10th October 2019
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