News & Insights

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News & Insights: 2016

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SDDirect partners with UNESCO for guidance on school-related gender-based violence

12.12.2016

In March 2015, SDDirect was commissioned by UNESCO to develop comprehensive global guidance on school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV)

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Breaking down barriers for women through infrastructure – briefing paper out now

06.12.2016

We are proud to announce the release of our briefing paper “Infrastructure: A Game-Changer for Women’s Economic Empowerment”.

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Marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

25.11.2016

To commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we highlight some of the work we are doing to reduce this pandemic

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Infrastructure as a Game-Changer for Women’s Economic Empowerment

23.11.2016

SDDirect’s work under the DFID ICED Facility instrumental in ensuring UN High Level Panel report recognises the potential role of infrastructure as a game-changer for women’s economic empowerment.

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Nigeria: Families celebrate as 21 Chibok girls are released by Boko Haram

24.10.2016

SDDirect's Eleanor Nwadinobi reflects on the pressing needs of the released schoolgirls

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Out now: latest edition of Adolescence Research Digest

21.10.2016

In the October edition, we focus on themes around gender socialisation and youth-led social change.