Gender Equity/Education Funding

  • F Funding Initiative/Portfolio

Key Information

Our education partners equip women and girls with qualifications, skills and confidence to realize their potential through enrollment and retention in formal education, as well as non-formal education focusing on livelihood and employment competencies.


Lead Implementing Organization(s)

Years

Not applicable or unknown

Location(s)

Afghanistan, Brazil, Côte d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Honduras, India, Malawi, Mexico, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Funders

Not applicable or unknown

Partners

Medha, Vacha, Womanity Foundation, Azad Foundation, Going to School, Little Sisters Fund, Mitrataa Foundation

COVID-19 Response

Unknown

Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas

Attainment

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

Other skills

  • Financial literacy
  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Rights/empowerment education
  • Vocational training

Quality

  • School-related gender-based violence

Cross-cutting areas

  • Adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Early/child marriage
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Empowerment
  • Gender equality
  • Other cultural practices
  • Sexual harassment & coercion
  • Social and gender norms and beliefs

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Girls (both in school and out of school)

Age

Not applicable or unknown

School Enrolment Status

Some in school

School Level

  • Lower primary
  • Upper primary
  • Lower secondary
  • Upper secondary
  • Vocational

Other populations reached

Not applicable or unknown

Participants include

Not applicable or unknown

Program Approaches Back to Top

Community engagement/advocacy/sensitization

  • Community mobilization
  • General awareness-raising/community engagement

Life skills education

  • Comprehensive sexuality education (CSE)
  • Gender, rights and power

Reducing economic barriers

  • Financial literacy training

School-related gender-based violence

  • Anti-violence policies and codes of conduct

Women's empowerment programs

  • Advocacy/action
  • Empowerment training

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Improved academic skills (literacy and numeracy)
  • Increased grade attainment
  • Increased progression to secondary school
  • Increased school completion (general)
  • Increased years of schooling

Cross-cutting goals

  • Changed social norms
  • Improved sexual and reproductive health
  • Increased agency and empowerment
  • Increased employment/job-related skills
  • Increased knowledge of rights