This advocacy brief from the UN Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) and Leonard Cheshire draws attention to the main barriers to education for girls with disabilities, in the context of major opportunities for advocacy and tangible change in 2021. The recommendations outlined are targeted at world leaders, governments, ministries, UN agencies and NGOs. They offer a framework for rights-based action and principles towards gender-responsive and inclusive education, to ensure that no girls with disabilities are left behind.
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Cross-cutting; advocacy; attitudinal barriers; Disability and social diversity; children with disabilities; Education; formal education; inclusive education; Global picture; disability and gender; Inclusion; participation; Research; washington group questions; Sustainable development goals; goal 04: quality education; goal 05: gender equality