In response to COVID-19, UNGEI collected a series of case studies on programmatic approaches to the gender-related impacts of the pandemic on education. Organisations and networks providing essential and gender-responsive support to learners and teachers throughout the pandemic shared their innovations, lessons learned, and challenges faced through a year of unprecedented disruption to education. And, through the spread of initiatives focusing on different barriers to girls’ education in different regions, a common thread emerged: the use of WhatsApp.

WhatsApp is an online messaging platform (owned by Facebook) through which users can send text and voice messages, make voice and video…

UN Girls' Education Initiative

Advancing gender equality in education and the empowerment of girls through the power of partnership.

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