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Gender drawing contest deadline extended: 31 January 2013

Bangkok, 10 December 2012 – Partners of the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI), East Asia and the Pacific (EAP) and South Asia (SA) are pleased to invite entries for the 4th drawing contest on promoting gender equality in education.


The contest is open to all nationals and residents in Asia and the Pacific. Contestants must be 18 years of age or under. To enter, submit a drawing that shows what you think a teacher can do to ensure girls and boys benefit equally from quality education. Each participant may submit only one drawing.

All entries must be received by 31 January 2013.

Drawings must be A4 size and can be in colour or black and white. You can use any materials you like such as crayons, pencils, paint, etc.

Fifteen winning drawings will be featured in a notebook and a lesson plan for teachers produced by UNGEI (EAP and SA), which will be distributed widely throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Contest winners will receive official certificates of merit and three copies of the notebook each. Winning drawings will be posted on the organizers’ websites. All entries will be used by UNGEI partner agencies in their publications, presentations, websites and promotional and advocacy materials.

Please send your drawing entry (with your full name, age, sex and country at the back of the drawing) along with the registration form by post to:

UNESCO Bangkok , APPEAL Unit, 920 Sukhumvit Road, Prakanong, Klongtoey
Bangkok 10110, Thailand

Or by email to:

Digital submissions of drawings must be in a TIFF, EPS or JPEG format with a resolution of at least 300 dpi

The registration form is available at the link below in English, Assamese, Chinese, Khmer, Japanese, Thai and Vietnamese.

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UNESCO Bangkok Press Release 2012