Sophie Champion

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What it takes to educate more girls

On October 11, we celebrate the International Day of the Girl.Over the last decade and a half, there has been historic progress in getting more girls …

Education

Let Girls Learn

Addressing the global crisis in girls’ education requires not just investment, but challenging cultural beliefs and practices.<p>Right now, 62 million girls worldwide are not in school. They’re receiving no formal education at all—no reading, no writing, no math—none of the basic skills they need to …

Expanding education opportunities for girls in South Sudan

South Sudan faces significant challenges in the education sector, especially in terms of gender equality. A program jointly funded by the Global …

Photo essay: In DRC, women refugees rebuild lives, with determination and hope

<b>Date :</b> 18 May 2016<p>Burundi’s ongoing political turmoil has caused hundreds of thousands to flee their homes and seek shelter in neighbouring …

UN Women

A Teenage Refugee Champions Girls’ Education

When Muzon’s family fled the war in Syria in early 2013, they briefly considered leaving her behind. The bright 14-year-old had been studying hard …

Refugees