Learn more about girls’ education and the impact it can have on their lives.
Organizations and Campaigns:
– United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative,
– Girls’ Education and Gender Equality, UNICEF
– Focus on Adolescent Girls, UNFPA
– Human Sex Trafficking, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation
– Because I am a Girl, Plan International
– Girl Rising
– The Girl Effect, Nike, Novo, UN Foundation, Coalition for Adolescent Girls
– Save the Children
– Women and Girls Lead Global
– Half the Sky Movement
– Girl Up, UN Foundation
– Coalition for Adolescent Girls
– Adolescent Girls’ Empowerment, Population Council
– Room to Read
– The Malala Fund
Visual and Social Media:
– Meena, a powerful short film about sex trafficking in India by Lucy Liu
– Girl Rising, a film about the power of education to change the world
– A Mighty Girl
Selected Reports, Books and Articles:
– UNESCO, 2013, Education for All Global Monitoring Report
– Herz, Barbara, and Sperling, Gene B., 2004, What Works in Girls’ Education: Evidence and Policies from the Developing World, Council on Foreign Relations, New York.
– UNICEF, 2009, State of the World’s Children
– UNICEF Cambodia, 2005, For Cambodian girls, education is antidote to poverty and sexual exploitation
– Chaaban, J., and Cunningham, W., 2011, Measuring the Economic Gain of Investing in Girls: the Girl Effect Dividend, World Bank.
– International Centre for Research on Women, 2011, Delaying marriage for girls in India: Report to UNICEF
– Kristof, N. & WuDunn, S., 2010, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, Alfred Knopf.
– World Bank, 2014, Voice and Agency : Empowering women and girls for shared prosperity.
– Amnesty International, 2008, Safe Schools: Every Girl’s Right Report
– UNFPA, 2014, Action for Adolescent Girls Programme Document
– UN Joint Statement on Adolescent Girls, 2010
– Plan International USA, 2014, Because I am a Girl: The State of the World’s Girls 2014