National Education Policy of India – suggestions for promoting gender equity

Suggestions for educational standards for promoting gender equity and women empowerment in public education in India Report by Empowerment and Human Resource Development of India, an affiliate of IAW. MOBILITY The National Education Policy of India released in 2019 rightly addresses some foundational issues in Indian education system regarding gender. The lessons from Indian experience […]

Statement by IAW at the 72nd World Health Assembly 2019

International Alliance of Women, IAW, focuses on Women’s rights, including their sexual and reproductive health rights. Girls’ chances to thrive and transform their lives are often reduced at an early age due to the lack of health education, particularly menstrual health management. According to UNICEF1, UNESCO2 and WHO3 about one in 10 girls in Africa, […]

CFUW: Statement for CSW63

Promoting Gender Equality through Quality Public Education Systems and Services Nelson Mandela once said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. Education is essential in achieving gender equality. Education can ensure better health outcomes for women and girls, reduce child marriage, narrow the pay gap and empower women […]

President’s Newsletter: Education and Gender Equality – December 2018

Introduction  The aim of this essay is to give an overview on the current situation of gender equality in education and the ways to improve gender disparities in the field of education at the international and national level. The focus of this essay is on international and national mechanisms to hold governments to account, civil […]