IFUW read an oral statement to the United Nations in New York during the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). The three-minute statement was singular in that it focused on education for girls and women. Read the statement
On 24 May 2014, the Irish Federation will celebrate GWI Day with a seminar in Dublin. Speaker Frédérique Vallières will present “Women’s role in achieving a sustainable future through Education”, a paper that she presented to IFUW in Istanbul in August 2013. Her research focused on the education of young girls as a means to combat early marriage in the Maasai of Tanzania. Dr Vallières contends that education is now seen as one way to provide a sustainable economic future for the young...
Marginalised and vulnerable women must be included in the post-2015 agenda. Members, login to read IFUW’s latest Policy Update on “Girls and Women in Detention, Displacement and Refugee Camps”.
IFUW urges states to commit to a standalone goal for secondary education, literacy and numeracy for girls and women in the post-2015 agenda. Read IFUW press release