Global Affairs Canada (GAC)

  • F Funder
  • I Implementer
  • P Policymaker

Description

Global Affairs Canada manages Canada’s diplomatic relations, provides consular services to Canadians, promotes the country’s international trade, and leads Canada’s international development and humanitarian assistance.

Primary Functions

  • Funding
  • Policy Development/Implementation
  • Program/Project Implementation

Secondary Functions

  • Awareness Raising/Advocacy
  • Capacity building/Technical assistance
  • Research - project evaluation

Geographic Scope

  • Global / regional

Areas of work Back to Top

Education topics addressed

Attainment

  • Post-secondary
  • Primary completion
  • Primary enrollment
  • Primary to secondary transition
  • Secondary completion

Other skills

  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Rights/empowerment education
  • Social and emotional learning
  • Vocational training

Quality

  • School quality
  • School-related gender-based violence

Skills

  • Civics education
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • STEM

Cross-cutting topics addressed

  • Adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Early/child marriage
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Female genital mutilation/cutting
  • Food/water security
  • HIV and STIs
  • Masculinities/boys
  • Migration
  • Nutrition
  • Other aspects of sexual and reproductive health
  • Sports
  • Violence (at home, in relationships)
  • WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene)

Funders and partners Back to Top

Current girls' education partners

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Locations and contact information Back to Top

Website

Global Affairs Canada (GAC)

Headquarters location(s)

  • Ottowa, Ontario, Canada

Country offices

  • N/A

Locations of current girls’ education work

Map showing countries (listed below) where the organization is involved with girls' education programs

  • Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Haiti
  • India
  • Jordan
  • Mali
  • Mozambique
  • Nepal
  • Nigeria
  • Peru
  • Senegal
  • South Sudan
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • United Republic of Tanzania

Projects Back to Top

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