Turning Promises into Progress - extract - Education

Turning Promises into Progress - extract - Education

February 2015

Turning Promises into Progress is a joint report with GAPS UK and the UK SRHR Network.  Over the last two decades there have been many new commitments and increasing political rhetoric on gender equality and the realisation of rights for women and girls, but limited real progress in achieving either. In our report, we conclude that this is, in part, because the underlying causes of gender equality have not been addressed and there was insufficient political will to make the changes needed on the ground.

This section of the report looks specifically at Education. The full report is available to download here.

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Girl's Education working group post-2015 position paper

February 2014

The education goal within the post-2015 framework must take this into account; girls and women must no longer be left behind. Further, education and the inclusion of girls and women must not be seen in isolation, being intrinsically linked to other goals, such as the elimination of early marriage, sanitation infrastructure, stopping violence against women and goals and sexual and reproductive health.

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