Echidna Global Scholars: Four leaders in girls’ education share their stories and policy ideas

School girls wearing pink turbans wave during celebrations to mark International Day of the Girl Child 2018, at a school in Chandigarh, India October 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ajay Verma     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RC1336C3B510

Christina Kwauk, a fellow with the Center for Universal Education, talks with four women who are leaders in girls’ education in their home countries, and are part of the current cohort of Echidna Global Scholars. Sumbal Naveed (Pakistan), Jin Chi (China), Eliana Villar Marquez (Peru), and Hawah Nabbuye (Uganda), share stories of their own childhood educations, reflect on role models, and discuss their research and policy recommendations.

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Echidna Global Scholars Program

Why do Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas have such a high gender gap in education? by Sumbal Naveed

Why a gender perspective is important for early childhood educators in China, by Jin Chi

Improving education data to count minority girls in Peru, by Eliana Villar Marquez

Gender assumptions that challenge a quality education for girls in Uganda, by Hawah Nabbuye

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