Harnessing ICTs for Greater Access to Education for Girls and Women
Apr26

Harnessing ICTs for Greater Access to Education for Girls and Women

Graduate Women International is hosting a panel discussion at the World Summit on the Information Society Exploring the potential of ICTs in accelerating uptake and access to education, training and knowledge for girls and women, to foster their empowerment and potential in all aspects of development. For more information and to register as an onsite or remote participant please click on this...

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Harnessing ICTs in Education for Girls and Women
Mar02

Harnessing ICTs in Education for Girls and Women

Graduate Women International is hosting a panel discussion at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) on 2 May 2016: Harnessing ICTs for greater access to education for women and girls. The panel will explore the potential outreach and acceleration of education up to the highest levels to girls and women through ICTs, fostering a rights-based, gender equal approach to access to information and knowledge. GWI and partner Orange Device Group will present their joint initiative the Girls’ Choices Mobile App e-learning application currently being developed in Rwanda, and its goal to provide fun, accessible information to teenage girls on life  and education choices. For information about this and our other projects please click here. For more information and to register for WSIS  please click...

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34th Triennial General Assembly and Conference

Registration Voting Circulars Workshops Seminars Resolutions 34th Triennial Reports General Assembly Documentation Fellowships Welcome to the GWI 34th triennial webpage.  We are excited about the General Assembly and Conference coming up in a few months!  We invite you to follow the link below to register for the From Growth to Sustainability virtual General Assembly and Conference.  Early Bird registration is only CHF 60 until 31 August. Register here today! 34th Triennial General Assembly and Conference Subthemes for the 34th Triennial General Assembly and Conference are shown in the graphic below.  Workshops, seminars and panel discussions will centre around these five themes that relate to the Sustainable Development Goals, particularly SDG 4. GWI Urgent General Assembly Electronic Vote Materials (vote held electronically 1-3 June 2022) Official Simply Voting Results – GWI Urgent Electronic Vote: Board of Officers Internal Resolutions 1&2, and Constitution Resolution 1 held 1-3 June 2022 Circular 2/2022:  DEADLINE EXTENSION: The Deadline to Submit Voting Credential Statements is 22 May. Call for Voting Credentials Statement for NFAs for Electronic Vote to be held 1-3 June 2022. Circular 2/2022 Supporting Documentation NFA Voting Entitlement   Below you will find Items 1, 2, 3, and 4 pertaining to the electronic voting materials Item 1 Overview – Cover Letter Item 2 GWI Board of Officers proposed Internal Resolutions 1 and 2; and Constitution Resolution 1 Item 3 Annex 1 – Supporting Documentation for General Assembly (GA) Vote on Internal Resolution 2 Annex 1a –  Summary of Organisational Development Process – click here Annex 1b – Organisational Development Steering Committee Members – click here Annex 1c – Research on Implementation of SDG 4 in Participating NFA Countries, click presentations below: Africa Updated Presentation for Presidents and CIRs Asia and Pacific Updated Presentation for Presidents and CIRs Latin American Countries – Phase 1 Research USA-Canada-England and Wales-Europe Updated Presentation to Presidents-CIRs Annex 1d – Organisational Readiness Assessment Steering Committee Discussions, click notes below: Discussion Notes Prerequisites 1 and 2-Groups 2-3-4 Discussion Notes Prerequisites 1 and 2 – Group 5 Discussion Notes Prerequisites 1 and 2 – Group 6 Discussion Notes Prerequisites 3 and 4 Groups 2-3-4 Discussion Notes Prerequisites 3 and 4 – Group 5 Discussion Notes Prerequisites 3 and 4 – Group 6 Discussion Notes Prerequisites 5 and 8-Groups 2-3-4 Discussion Notes Prerequisites 5 and 8 – Group 5 Discussion Notes Prerequisites 5 and 8 – Group 6 Discussion Notes Prerequisite 9 and Next Steps-Groups 2-3-4-5-6 Item 4 Annex 2 – Proposed GWI Constitutional Amendments for the General Assembly Vote on Constitutional Resolution 1 COMING SOON: Circular 12/2022:Voting Delegate Credentials form COMING SOON: Circular 11/2022 – Calling for NFA, United Nations Representatives...

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Girls in ICT Day
Mar21

Girls in ICT Day

International Girls in ICT Day, 28 April 2016 is an opportunity to promote girls and women for diversity and innovation in the sector. GWI supports the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to empowers and encourages girls and young women to consider careers in this growing field. For more information on our project using mobile technology, the Girls’ Choices Mobile App, please click here. To read our press release for Girls in ICT Day, please click...

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International Day to Eliminate Violence against Women
Nov20

International Day to Eliminate Violence against Women

On International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women (VAW), 25 November 2015 – Graduate Women International (GWI) calls for all relevant legislation to be fully implemented Gender-based violence exists globally in all strata of society and disproportionally affects women and girls of all ages in many forms – physical, sexual, psychological, and economic. GWI calls for full implementation of existing legislation and the establishment of preventative interventions with the active engagement of men and boys. An environment must exist where reporting of violence attaches no stigma to the victims in order to end impunity and bring criminal justice to those who are guilty of such violations. Read our full press release...

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