Across the globe, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt girls’ education. With sudden school closures, social gathering restrictions, and shifting funding priorities, organizations have had to halt, adapt, or create new girls’ education programming to meet the challenges of this moment. It is more important than ever to coordinate our efforts to ensure girls receive a quality education as we navigate the pandemic’s complex effects. To target COVID-19 response efforts effectively and efficiently, we must first understand who is doing what and where in the global gender and education ecosystem. This is an initial snapshot of global COVID-19 girls’ education activities as of April 2021.
Evidence for Gender & Education Resource (EGER). 2021. “Meeting the moment: A snapshot of the gender and education community's response to COVID-19,” EGER Research Brief. New York: Population Council.
The Evidence for Gender and Education Resource (EGER); Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic; GIRL Center