Teachers for Rural Futures – investing in girls’ education
Dec01

Teachers for Rural Futures – investing in girls’ education

The GWI project in Uganda, ‘Teachers for Rural Futures’, addresses one of the major barriers to girls’ education in the country- a lack of women teachers at secondary level. In partnership with the Ugandan Association of University Women (UAUW), GWI is sponsoring girls from rural areas to train as qualified secondary teachers. Once qualified as teachers, as independent, salaried women working in the community, these girls will be ideally placed as role models to encourage young girls to complete their secondary education. Every year of education for girls improves their health outcomes and empowers them economically and socially. Donate...

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GWI actively supports SDG Goal 4, target 4.b
Nov18

GWI actively supports SDG Goal 4, target 4.b

GWI supports SDG4 target 4.b through its scholarships worldwide: 4.b By 2020, substantially expand globally the number of scholarships available to developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States and African countries, for enrolment in higher education, including vocational training and information and communications technology, technical, engineering and scientific programmes, in developed countries See here for more information on the global scholarship opportunities GWI offers through its many member organisations.  Read here for more information on GWI’s historic assistance offered to refugee graduate women through the Hegg Hoffet...

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The Education Commission releases new report
Nov16

The Education Commission releases new report

A new report from the Education Commission, the Learning Generation, proposes the largest expansion of educational opportunity in history and outlines the reforms and increased financial investment required to achieve it. Read the full report here.

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5th Conference of International Associations of Women’s Museums
Nov16

5th Conference of International Associations of Women’s Museums

Graduate Women International’s association in Mexico, the Federacion Mexicana De Universitarias (FEMU), is hosting the 5th Conference of International Associations of Women’s Museums (IAWM) 28-30 November 2016. The IAWM Conference is focussed on the importance of Women’s Museums around the world, in the spread of equality culture. For more information visit...

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End Violence against Women and Girls
Oct18

End Violence against Women and Girls

GWI is taking action to raise awareness of violence against women and girls as a barrier to safe access to education. We are participating in the #16days of activism campaign on social media and we are running in the Geneva Escalade on 3rd December 2016. Support us and donate here: https://graduatewomen.org/support-gwis-escalade-run/

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