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Today is the Time for Transformation: Read Yasmine Sherif’s latest opinion piece in the ECW Director’s Corner

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Education Cannot Wait (ECW) is the United Nations global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises. We support and protect holistic learning outcomes – so no one is left behind.

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Education helps to shape children's minds and hearts, changing social norms and attitudes. Gender-responsive frameworks must ensure girls are empowered to think independently, to speak out, and to be strong and free.

ECW Director, Yasmine Sherif