Girls’ Education

“Education is a Right, Not a Privilege” for Millions of Girls and Women
March 14, 2019

“Education is a Right, Not a Privilege” for Millions of Girls and Women

Last week, the Global Business Coalition for Education (GBC-Education’s) Head of Youth Engagement and Skills, Jamira Burley, co-hosted Theirworld’...

GBC-Education Speaks with Pavel Sarwar On International Day of Women and Girls in Science
February 11, 2019

GBC-Education Speaks with Pavel Sarwar On International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science – marking the importance of closing the gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and...

The ripple effect: why equality in education matters
October 25, 2018

The ripple effect: why equality in education matters

One of the greatest challenges of our time is to tackle inequity in education that has resulted in women and girls across the world being excluded and...

Resilience Through Education: Bhp Billiton Foundation And Un Women Partner To Support Women And Girls
September 10, 2018

Resilience Through Education: Bhp Billiton Foundation And Un Women Partner To Support Women And Girls

On Wednesday September 5, 2018, GBC-Education representatives attended the event “Educated Women, Resilient Communities,” co-hosted by UN Women an...

Bring girls to the front and they’ll leave no one behind
June 15, 2018

Bring girls to the front and they’ll leave no one behind

Nancy[1] joined the Goal programme in Nairobi, Kenya after being referred by a teacher from her children’s home. Now 18 years old, Nancy studies i...

Education in Emergencies: Empowering Girls and Women Caught in Conflict
March 8, 2018

Education in Emergencies: Empowering Girls and Women Caught in Conflict

Photo courtesy of Kirsten/flickr. When conflict hits a community, girls and young women are the most exposed to sexual exploitation, violence, and for...

Empowering Girls and Women to Pursue Careers in Science and Technology
February 8, 2018

Empowering Girls and Women to Pursue Careers in Science and Technology

Photo © Intel Foundation Growing up, I was good at science; actually, I was great at it! In fact, I dreamed of being a doctor and even convinced my p...