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GWI Addresses 34th session of the Human Rights Council
Mar08

GWI Addresses 34th session of the Human Rights Council

GWI proudly sponsored, Dr. Rosette Adera, Women Graduates USA (WG-USA) who shared her personal story and the importance of girls’ education in refugee communities during her statement to the Human Rights Council in Geneva.

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GWI in the Mail & Guardian
Aug26

GWI in the Mail & Guardian

The South African paper the Mail & Guardian published an op-ed piece by GWI on the importance of safe schools. You can read the full article here. 

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Pacific Seminar
Sep23

Pacific Seminar

    Graduate Women International invites you to a policy seminar:   Education in the Pacific: Bridging the Gender Gap Date: 29 October 2015 Time: 19:00 – 21:00 – panel 21:00-21:30 – reception Venue: Fiji National University, Lecture Theatre 1, Suva, Fiji   Advancing women’s leadership potential and gender justice in the Pacific is a key condition for achieving their full participation in the political, social and economic development of their communities and countries. Gaps remain in achieving gender parity in secondary and tertiary education in the Pacific, with great disparities in gender equality. This contributes to women’s lack of political representation at higher decision-making levels, creates gender gaps in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and contributes to a gender pay gap in the region. How can secondary and tertiary education increase women’s leadership and drive change in gender equality? The seminar will explore this area with a focus on: Achieving gender parity and gender equality in secondary and tertiary education. Building leadership initiatives in education that foster girls’ and women’s participation at higher levels of decision-making. Realising gender justice through education to ensure women’s access to justice and rights. RSVP here: gwi@graduatewomen.org Download the flyer here:...

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Infographic: Gender & Leadership
Apr07

Infographic: Gender & Leadership

IFUW and partner Paper Crown Institute have developed a new infographic examining the role of gender in leadership. Learn how the realisation of gender equality and the empowerment of women directly benefits all of humanity – politically, economically and socially.   Download the infographic in full...

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