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Provision of basic education to girls and women in the Arab States with emphasis on rural and remote areas background paper - (UNESCO Amman)
Background paper (UNESCO Amman, 1994)- 39 p.

Technology-based vocational training for marginalized girls (TVT-G) - (UNESCO Kathmandu)
ED2.bmp(UNESCO 2006) In line with third EFA goal - "Ensuring that the learning needs of all young people and adults are met through equitable access to appropriate learning and life skills programmes', UNESCO launched a first phase pilot project 'Scientific Technical and Vocational Education for Girls (STVT-G) in 2002-03..." 37 p.

The Impact of Women Teachers on Girls' Education: Advocacy Brief. - (UNESCO Bangkok)
girl & teachers cover thumbnail.jpg(UNESCO Bangkok, 2006) 7 p.

Advocacy Brief: Mother Tongue-based Teaching and Education for Girls - (UNESCO Bangkok)
mother-tongue brief cover thumbnail.jpg(UNESCO Bangkok, 2005) 9 p.

Providing Education to Girls from Remote and Rural Areas: Advocacy brief - (UNESCO Bangkok)
brief_girlsrural.jpgBangkok: UNESCO Bangkok, 2005, 8p.
ISBN 92-9223-051-4

A Scorecard on gender equality and girls’ education in Asia 1990-2000: advocacy brief - (UNESCO Bangkok)
ED5.bmp(UNESCO 2005)This brief reports on results derived from applying to Asian countries a methodology for measuring gender equality in schooling and education used by the Beyond Access project. The idea for developing a scorecard that weighs enrolment, participation and survival into adulthood originated from concern over the need to find a publicly accountable measure that could distil some general components of human flourishing linked to education and schooling.25 p.

Technology-based training for marginalized girls: Cambodia, Indonesia, Nepal - (UNESCO ED/WS)
ED1.bmp(UNESCO 2005)“While recognizing that girls and young women in poor societies are a particularly vulnerable group, this project demonstrates ways in which they can be better equipped with training to seize income earning opportunities, thereby improving their living conditions…” 68 p.

Brochure for Education Policy Makers: Quality Education for Girls and Women and HIV/AIDS - (UNESCO ED/PEQ)
Quality Education for Girls and Women.jpgParis, August 2005 -- This material was prepared as part of UNESCO’s contribution to the 2004 World AIDS Campaign “Girls, Women, HIV and AIDS”, aimed at enhancing capacity of the education system to deal with the impact of the HIV/AIDS on quality education, and quality education’s response to it.

Role of men and boys in promoting gender equality: Advocacy Brief - (UNESCO Bangkok)
Role of Men and Boys.jpgby Tamo Chattopadhay;
Bangkok: UNESCO Bangkok. 2004, 10p.ISBN 92-9223-029-8
The policy brief addresses the rationale, challenges, and strategies used to involve men in the promotion of gender equality.

Review of Research Literature on Girl's Education in Nepal - (UNESCO Kathmandu Office)
Girls Ed Nepal copy.jpgThe main aim of this study is to review existing research on girls’ education in Nepal. The study examines the role of educational research in policy-making in relation to girls’ education. It includes research reports and evaluation studies exclusively devoted to girls’education and/or gender disparity in education. (September, 2004)

Impact of Incentives to Increase Girls' Access to and Retention in Basic Education: Advocacy brief - (UNESCO Bangkok)
brief_incentives.gifBangkok: UNESCO Bangkok. 2004, 3p.
ISBN 92-9223-035-2

Women's/Gender Studies in Asia-Pacific - (UNESCO Bangkok)
women's studies Asia.gifThis book is divided into two sections: the first contains background Country Papers, commissioned by Regional Advisor for Social and Human Sciences in Asia and the Pacific (RUSHSAP), that provide an overview of the history and current state of Women's/Gender Studies in five selected countries. The second section is for Country Institutional Reports, submitted by participants to the consultation, that reflect the history and current state of Women's/Gender Studies in their institutions.

EFA Global Monitoring Report 2003/4 - THE LEAP TO EQUALITY - (UNESCO)
The Leap to Equality.jpgReleased 6 November 2003. All countries have pledged to eliminate gender disparities in primary and secondary education by 2005. According to the 2003 edition of the EFA Global Monitoring Report, 54 countries are at risk of not achieving this goal on present trends.More than 56 percent of the 104 million out of school children are girls and over two-thirds of the world’s 860 million illiterates are women.But reaching equality is not just a question of numbers. It implies the same chances of learning, of benefiting from equitable treatment within the school and the same opportunities in terms of employment, wages and civic participation.This new edition of the Report highlights innovative and best practice, suggests priorities for national strategies and examines how the international community is meeting its commitments towards EFA.

The Challenge of achieving gender parity in basic education: a statistical review, 1990-1998 - (UNESCO 2002)
The challenge of acheiving gender parity.bmpReport reviews and analyses the progress made in girls’ education, and gender parity in basic education, since the 1990 Jomtien Conference on Education for All.

HIV/AIDS Impact on Education Clearinghouse – Gender - (IIEP)
Impact on Clearinghouse.jpgA platform for sharing knowledge and information on the impact of HIV/AIDS on education. This site is designed as a tool for you to disseminate your research and learn from the research of others. If you have experience of what works and why, the Clearinghouse is an ideal forum to share your ideas.

Adolescent Sexuality Reproductive Health (ARSH)-Web - (UNESCO Bangkok)
Adolescent Sexuality.jpgConnects stakeholders engaged in planning, developing, implementing and advocating for adolescent reproductive and sexual health (ARSH) programmes and

Statistics on girls and Education in the Arab States - (UIS)
Arab regional rpt cover thumbnail copy.jpgSome eight million primary school-age children remain out-of-school in the Arab States and five million of them are girls, according to a new report published by UNESCO. However, it finds that when given the opportunity to go to school, girls tend to repeat less than boys and to complete their primary and secondary schooling more often. UNESCO Institute for Statistics, 2002

Gender equality in basic education - (UNESCO)
ED7.bmp(UNESCO 2002) The present “UNESCO Working Document: Gender Equality in Basic Education” lays down a strategic framework for the actions that UNESCO will took in its contribution to the United Nations Ten-Year Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI). 48 p.





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