All: Back to school: COVID-19 and the opportunity to build safer learning environments

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To end school-related gender-based violence, we must progress gender equality

School-related gender-based violence is a particularly egregious form of gender-based violence because it happens to children who sometimes do not even recognise it as violence.

  • 29th September 2023
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International Day of Education 2023: Prioritizing safe, quality education for every child

While school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) is prevalent, it is also preventable, and there are evidence-based solutions that show that teachers and school personnel can be significant changemakers when they take active roles in preventing, addressing, and responding to violence.

  • 1st January 2023
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“For survivors, with survivors”: Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative Conference 2022

  • 9th December 2022
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"Safe to learn" essay collection: The role data and research play in ending violence in schools

  • 30th June 2022
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Together for a safer internet

International Safer Internet Day serves as a reminder that we all have a role to play in keeping children and adolescents safe online. Together, we can make the internet a safer and better place for children and adolescents now and in the future.

  • 7th February 2022
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World Education Day 2022: Changing course, transforming education

To mark World Education Day this year, we spoke to Yona Nestel of Plan International and Olanike Timipa-Uge of Teenage Network to learn more about the impact of COVID-19 on girls’ access to education.

  • 24th January 2022
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Back to school: COVID-19 and the opportunity to build safer learning environments

We have conducted secondary analyses of the Violence Against Children and Youth Surveys (VACS) to understand the prevalence, consequences, and gender-specific experiences of violence in and around schools.

  • 25th October 2021
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Join us at the Global Education Summit 2021

The Global Education Summit: Financing GPE 2021-2025 will be a key moment for the global community to come together and support quality education for all children.

  • 27th July 2021
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Safe: Preventing gender-based violence in and through schools

Together for Girls and partners hosted a Solutions Summit side event. Global leaders, experts, and youth activists shared the latest data on violence in school settings and highlighted school-based interventions for catalyzing broader social change to end violence.

  • 16th June 2021
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Data-driven advocacy for safe and gender equitable schools

“Social Responsibility within Changing Contexts” was the 2021 conference theme for the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). CIES is dedicated to increasing understanding of educational issues, trends, and policies through comparative, intercultural, and international perspectives.

  • 21st May 2021
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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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