“Achieving gender equality requires the engagement of women and men, girls and boys. It is everyone’s responsibility.” – Ban Ki-Moon
How are you creating a gender-equal world? It will take each and every one of us to reach gender parity. This issue of Plan for Action explores what happens when you engage girls in the design of a project aimed at keeping girls in school (hint: they challenge common assumptions). In addition, a new gender tool called the Gender Transformative Marker is discussed. Finally, you will find information on how you can play a role in ensuring the Keeping Girls in School Act passes in the Senate – including attending an invite-only event on Capitol Hill!
This Month's Articles:
What happens when you include girls in the design of a program aimed at helping girls finish secondary school? They challenge your assumptions!
What is a gender marker and how does it impact program design? Learn how to use this tool to increase gender-transformative programming.
The Keeping Girls in School Act passed the House in January. The Senate is up next. Learn more about this legislation, the process of getting it through the Senate and how you can be involved in its passage.