APPLY: UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education 2017( $50,000 Prize)

Gender equality in education is a basic right and a prerequisite to build inclusive societies. Although notable progress has been made over the last 20 years, 16 million girls will never set foot in a classroom (UNESCO Institute for Statistics).

WORTH

• The two laureates of the first edition of the Prize were selected by the Director-general of UNESCO on the basis of recommendations by the International Jury, composed of five experts in girls’ and women’s education. 

• The Prize was awarded for the first time to two outstanding projects from Indonesia and Zimbabwe at an official ceremony that was held in Beijing, P.R. China in June 2016.
ELIGIBILITY

• Individuals, institutions or organizations having effective contributed to the advancement of girls’ and woman’s education.

• Nominations must relate to an established project or programme.
DEADLINE: May 5 2017
To apply and for more information visit the link below

http://en.unesco.org/themes/women-s-and-girls-education/prize

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