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Reimagining girls’ education during COVID-19: Lessons from adapting programs and measures

Christine H. Beggs and Lucina Di Meco, Brookings |

In some countries where connectivity is greater and data is cheaper, social mobilizers are also leading virtual group mentoring sessions, ensuring that girls continue to have access to the support of their peers, which is crucial in times of stress. In other countries, such as Nepal and Bangladesh, broadcast radio programs were developed with life skills and mentoring content.

Source: Room to Read.

Even when school systems reopen and countries emerge from the pandemic, there will be critical opportunities to learn from this crisis, integrate our innovations into our longer-term strategies and re-envision how we can most effectively support girls, their families, and the education systems that serve them.

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