Publications on Women's and Girls' Education

Project Brochures

Empowering Adolescent Girls and Young Women through Education, UNESCO, 2015        

Better life, better future: UNESCO Global Partnership for Girls' and Women's Education, UNESCO, 2015

Reports and Guidelines


Girls’ and women’s literacy with a lifelong learning perspective: issues, trends and implications for the Sustainable Development Goals, UNESCO, 2016  

Gender inequality in learning achievement in primary education: what can TERCE tell us?, UNESCO-OREALC, 2016

From insult to inclusion: Asia-Pacific report on school bullying, violence and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity;executive summary, UNESCO, 2015  

International Seminar on Girls’ and Women’s Education, 1-5 September 2015. Summary Report, UNESCO, 2015


A Guide for gender equality in teacher education policy and practices, UNESCO, 2015


Gender and EFA 2000-2015: achievements and challenges;EFA global monitoring report 2015;gender summary, UNESCO, 2015

Teaching and learning: achieving quality for all; EFA global monitoring report, 2013-2014; gender summary, UNESCO, 2014  

Girls' and women's right to education: overview of the measures supporting the right to education for girls and women reported on by Member States;monitoring of the implementation of the Convention and Recommendation against Discrimination in Education (8th consultation), UNESCO, 2014

Gender equality matters: empowering women through literacy programmes, UNESCO-UIL, 2014 (UIL Policy Brief, 3)  

Gender, jobs and education: prospects and realities in the Asia-Pacific, UNESCO, 2013

Literacy and women's empowerment: stories of success and inspiration, UNESCO-UIL, 2013  

Gender equality, HIV and education, UNESCO, 2012 (Good policy and practice in HIV and health education, booklet 7)

From access to equality: empowering girls and women through literacy and secondary education, UNESCO, 2012  

World atlas of gender equality in education, UNESCO, 2012




  • Mind the Gap - Gender and Education
    An online tool developed by UNESCO Institute for Statistics, highlighing the progress and pitfalls of girls' and women's education around the world