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Evidence & Experience: Adolescent Girls in the Generation Equality Forum



When: 11th and 16th February; 1-3pm (Irish GMT)

Registration: Online here. 


UN Women, France and Ireland are pleased to invite you to a series of dialogues on the following topic: “Evidence and experience: Adolescent Girls’ Education in the Generation Equality Forum.”

Organized in partnership with UNESCO, Plan International, the Global Partnership for Education, and the Malala Fund, this event will bring together Generation Equality Action Coalition leaders, policy-makers, civil society representatives and youth leaders and activists from around the world to highlight the role of education as a catalyst for gender equality, and a cross-cutting strategy to achieve the goals of the Generation Equality Forum Action Coalitions.

The purpose of these dialogues is to provide a space for adolescent girls and young women to share their challenges, needs and experiences and to highlight the main actions needed to ensure that all adolescent girls have access to quality education in a protective, safe and secure environment.

This event will enable the leaders of the Action Coalitions to design youth-centered action plans and commit to advancing gender equality in each of the themes of the six Action Coalitions

Prior to the event, we also invite you to consult the joint report by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Plan International France and UNESCO: “Beijing+25 : Generation Equality begins with adolescent girls’ education”, which will be presented during the event, as well as policy papers, written by the Global Education Working Group which provides recommendations on education actions under each of the six themes of the Coalitions.

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