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Measuring the Effects of Comprehensive Sexuality Education: GPI’s Experience

“As a young girl, it wasn’t okay for you to talk about sexuality issues, to even talk about personal hygiene and menstrual health openly,” said Emilia Eyo. “The GPI program over the years has been able to demystify these things.” Emilia participated in the Girls’…

Partnership Will Make Development Goals Count For Girls and Women

  • May 17, 2016

IWHC joins initiative to measure progress for girls and women, to ensure governments deliver on their promises for gender equality.

A Big Win for Girls Worldwide

The State Department's new strategy looks at the myriad needs girls have: from going to school, staying safe, developing life skills and self-esteem, and choosing if, when, and to whom they will marry.

Can Sexuality Education Achieve Outcomes Beyond Improved Health? Evidence, Ideas, and a Research Role for NGOs‬

What more can comprehensive sexuality education accomplish beyond preventing pregnancy and STIs? Researcher Debbie Rogow explains.

Who Runs the World: Girls!

The rural community of Kabula in Northern Nigeria is a matrilineal society. But even with a woman in charge, traditional gender norms are entrenched.

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