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Gender in Education Network in Asia (GENIA): Advocacy Briefs for Promoting Gender Equality in Education.

Bangkok: UNESCO Bangkok, 2006, 1 folder.

Advocacy is a tool for changing policies, programmes, or legislation using persuasive communication. UNESCO’s Gender in Education Network seeks to enhance the knowledge base on key gender issues in order to inform country-level efforts in promoting gender equality and influencing policy. Topics include the role of men and boys in promoting gender equality, the use of boarding schools and of incentives, and the impact of mother tongue-based teaching on girls’ attendance, retention and learning.

This folder contains the following advocacy briefs:

Advocacy Brief: A Scorecard on Gender Equality and Girls' Education in Asia 1990-2000
by Elaine Untherhalter, Rajee Rajagopalan, Chloe Challender
Bangkok: UNESCO Bangkok, 2005, 25 p.
ISBN 92-9223-041-7

Advocacy Brief: Mother Tongue-based Teaching and Education for Girls
Bangkok: UNESCO Bangkok, 2005, 9 p.
ISBN 92-9223-058-1

Advocacy Brief: Providing Education to Girls from Remote and Rural Areas
Bangkok: UNESCO Bangkok, 2005, 8p.
ISBN 92-9223-051-4

Advocacy Brief: Role of Men and Boys in Promoting Gender Equality
Bangkok: UNESCO Bangkok. 2004, 10p.
ISBN 92-9223-029-8

Advocacy Brief: Impact of Incentives to Increase Girls' Access to and Retention in Basic Education
Bangkok: UNESCO Bangkok. 2004, 3p.
ISBN 92-9223-035-2


Related Link:

Asia and Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL)