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FAWCO Target Program 2016 - 2019: 

Education – Empowering Women and Girls through Knowledge and Skills

In our Blog: Let's Get Schooled​ we will explore why education matters; we will examine the barriers, one by one, which impede women and girls from accessing quality education and completing their studies; we will become familiar with the strategies to address these issues; and we will discover who the leaders in world education are.

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Today, we wrapped up the Target Program for Education at the Biennial Conference in Edinburgh. We want to share the highlights of the presentation with all FAWCO Members who were not able to attend the meeting.

Tricia R. Saur, Target Chair and Barbara Bühling, VP of Fundraising addressed the delegates during the second session of the Annual General Meeting. They...

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“We had to leave behind all of our possessions. The only thing we could bring with us is what we had in our heads, what we had been taught—our education. Education is the only thing that cannot be taken from us.” - A woman who fled from Darfur to Chad, 2004

This month we conclude our series addressing interventions that work...

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Last fall, UNESCO published the 2019 GEM-Report • Migration, displacement and education: Building Bridges Not Walls. I’ve been waiting for this report ever since it was announced in early 2017 and we were launching Hope Beyond Displacement as the FAWCO Target Project. I thought “Oh, if only I had this now!” But the wait is over... In December, Laurie Richardson...

what works girls education

“I have nothing my daughter can inherit when I am gone.
I know that not only will education be helpful to her but to her future family.”

- Mohamed Hamisi Mkavu

 

We continue our series addressing interventions that work in girls education as outlined in What Works in Girls Education: Evidence for the World’s Best Investment [click on the...

what works girls education

“In Kenya, grade 6 teachers scored only 61% on tests of grade 6 mathematics material.”

- EFA MR 2013/14



We continue our series addressing interventions that work in girls education as outlined in What Works in Girls Education: Evidence for the World’s Best Investment [click on the title to download a free pdf of the book!]. The authors present a...

what works girls education

 

We continue our series addressing interventions that work in girls education as outlined in What Works in Girls Education: Evidence for the World’s Best Investment [click on the title to download a free pdf of the book!]. The authors present a list of seven intervention areas which are critical to increasing the number of girls who enroll and stay...

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Tricia R. Saur, Target Chair with contributions by Site Visit Participants

 

When CRP staff approached the women at the community center to find out their most pressing needs, they received feedback showing a wish to earn money to help relieve some of their economic burdens. To meet this need Hope Beyond Displacement will provide 180 women skills to generate...

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Tricia R. Saur, Target Chair with contributions by Site Visit Participants

 

A key goal of the Target Program is to improve the lives of women and girls. Empowerment is essential to achieve this. The Target Project, Hope Beyond Displacement addresses this straight up with classes designed for both women and men. Women’s Empowerment 101 and Gender-Based-Violence Awareness and Prevention...

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Tricia R. Saur, Target Chair with contributions by Site Visit Participants

 

A good deal of our time at CRP was spent with the children and youth. We observed and interacted with the two recently graduated Super Girls groups, the kids yoga classes and the teen group.  We learned a great deal from them and have a more nuanced appreciation...

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By Ayuska Motha and Stacey Kimmig, AIWC Cologne
FAWCO United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Representatives

 

When we tell people about our participation in the UN Climate Change Conferences on behalf of FAWCO, people are usually very interested to learn more; most everyone is interested in the topic of climate change. However, when they hear that we are...

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