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The Necessity of Education for Migran...

The Necessity of Education for Migrant Girls

In a cafe in Rabat, Morocco, Grace* told me that she wanted to go back to school. She drummed her fingers on the metal table before adding that she had to quit primary school and that the violence of a war was too much to risk for an education. But, at least she knew how […]

Impact of Climate Change on Girls Edu...

Impact of Climate Change on Girls Education

In his report on the impact of climate change in 2010, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon noted that girls are among the first to be impacted by climate change – specifically in the scope of education. In instances of extreme weather events, girls are often removed from school to help contribute to the […]

Unlocking the Potential of Girls is a...

Unlocking the Potential of Girls is a Powerful Means of Achieving Poverty Eradication and Social Integration

Two members of the WGG Ann Kelly, IBVM and Germaine Price, Daughter of Charity prepared the statement in collaboration with Research and Writing. The statement is now posted on the Commission Website and was endorsed by the following non-governmental organizations in consultative status with the Council: Congregation of Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd, […]

WGG Statement for the Commission on S...

WGG Statement for the Commission on Social Development

WGG Statement for C Soc D 2012 copy

Empowering Girls: The Untapped Potent...

Empowering Girls: The Untapped Potential at the Bottom of the Youth Pyramid

Empowering Girls (Oral Statement) Final copy

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