The laureates of the first UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education were announced by the Director-General of UNESCO in May 2016 on the basis of the recommendations made by the International Jury of the Prize.
The two laureates are the Female Students Network Trust from Zimbabwe and the Directorate of Early Childhood Education Development from Indonesia.
The Prize was awarded at an official award ceremony, which took place in Beijing, P.R. China in June 2016. They received a diploma honoring their outstanding contribution in the field of girls’ and women’s education and an award of USD 50,000 to support their work.
The two organizations were selected from among over 50 nominations made by Members States and non-governmental organizations in official relations with UNESCO.
Learn more about the two laureates:
|Female Students Network Trust,
|Directorate of Early Childhood