Thursday, April 21, 2011

Global Girls news: 21 April

Latest bite-sized news just for you!

  • In a recent conference in Pakistan, Neva Khan, Oxfam Country Director said: “education for girls in particular is the key to building economies and overcoming social problems”. Pakistan Education Minister agreed that it’s “high time the government prioritised education”. Read more!

  • The Girls’ Empowerment Centre- Check out their facebook page for regular words of wisdom to girls. Keep tuned and I’ll give you more on this great programme next week… Watch this space!

  • Can empowering women end poverty? Gender equality can only be achieved when women have the opportunity to participate in making decisions. Can there be development if only half the population is prevented from fully benefiting from, and contributing to it? What do you think?

No comments:

Post a Comment