Education unions take action to end school-related gender based violence

Programme Reports & Evaluations
Gender at Work
Global Affairs Canada
23 p.
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Les syndicats de l’éducation agissent pour éradiquer la violence liée au genre en milieu scolaire

School-related gender based violence (SRGBV) has a devastating impact on learners around the world. Every year, millions of children and adolescents mostly girls – are deprived of their right to an equitable and inclusive education. Policy makers, governments, educators, parents and activists are increasingly confronted by this problem and looking for the most effective measures to end gender based violence in and around schools. Education unions are playing a unique role in this global effort. This report provides a brief overview of the context, key players and approach, as well as some examples of work undertaken by education unions in the first two years of implementation.

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