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UIL Publishes Policy Brief 4 on Community Matters

Mar 13, 2014

The fourth policy brief in the UIL series recommends youth engagement in multipurpose community learning spaces and centres. The aim is to improve their access to full participation in learning and community development activities.more

Educating women is progress for all

Mar 07, 2014

As we celebrate the International Women's Day on 8 March, let us enhance the commitment to women’s education and learning. The Second Global Report on Adult Learning and Education highlights national measures targeting women in adult literacy and adult education programmes. more

IFAD-UNESCO study reaffirms the importance of integrated education and learning for rural youth

Mar 07, 2014

In 2013, UNESCO researched how youth in rural communities learn in Cambodia, Egypt and Ethiopia. This study also investigated how young people perceived learning for agricultural and rural livelihoods.more

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Publications

UIL publishes Policy Brief 3 on gender equality

Jan 10, 2014

The third in UIL’s current series of policy briefs, titled Gender equality matters: Empowering women through literacy programmes, offers research-informed analysis and action-oriented recommendations for local and national governments, providers of literacy programmes and educators on how to reduce...more

UIL Publishes Research Study on Women’s Literacy and Empowerment

Oct 01, 2013

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has published a research study titled “Literacy and Women’s Empowerment: Stories Of Success And Inspiration”. more

UIL Launches Publication on Women’s Literacy Programmes

Sep 06, 2013

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has published a collection of case studies entitled Literacy Programmes with a focus on women to reduce gender disparities.more

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