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GRAN Post - 16 Days of Activism to end #GBV

GRAN Post - 16 Days of Activism to end #GBV

Schools do not exist in social isolation from their communities.  The way teachers behave can reflect the beliefs, attitudes and prejudices existing in the wider society around them. Education and its teachers have a central role to play in challenging the negative social norms that drive gender-based violence and to ending violence in schools and in their communities.  Read more to find out how teachers can be a strong force in the fight to end gender-based violence.

http://blog.ungei.org/how-teachers-can-help-end-gender-based-violence-in-schools

 

We can let our decision makers in Ottawa know that we want to support the building of strong national education systems with well trained teachers in sub-Saharan Africa.  Consider leaving a phone message to Minister of International Development Marie-Claude Bibeau’s office  to support funding for the Global Partnership for Education.   A sample message can be found here.  

 

http://grandmothersadvocacy.org 

grandmothersadvocacy@gmail.com

 

 

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