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Education: An Important Foundation for Achieving Gender Equality

Education: An Important Foundation for Achieving Gender Equality

This week we celebrate the International Day of the Girl Child. We reflect on how far we have come and bring awareness to all of the challenges that still remain to fully achieve gender equality. Without gender equality, our goal of having a world of inclusive, peaceful and prosperous communities will not be realized. Gender inequality is deep-rooted in our societies.  Education is an important foundation for addressing obstacles such as: gender violence, early marriage, teenage pregnancy, poverty, lack of access to clean water and sanitation and lack of proper nutrition to reach SDG#5.  Read more:

https://gemreportunesco.wordpress.com/2016/10/11/vivian-onano-we-each-have-a-role-to-play-in-achieving-gender-equality/

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International Day of Older Persons

Sep 30, 2021

October 1st of every year marks the International Day of Older Persons.  It is an occasion to celebrate older persons’ contributions to society.  It is also an opportunity  to... Read more

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