Posts in Syria
Coalition hosts Girls Education Event with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson for CHOGM 2018

We were proud this week to host a reception in Parliament with the Foreign Minister Boris Johnson MP and Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop MP.

The event, co-hosted with Global Citizen and titled 'Girls in Emergencies' brought together leaders in the aid sector, Parliamentarians and education activists to discuss how the UK and the Commonwealth are empowering girls in times of crisis.

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Progress For Women Is Progress For All – Let’s Give Girls A Voice

International Women’s Day was not only about celebrating progress but about pushing for more and that’s why I’m #StillMarching and backing Helen Pankhurst’s call for a decade of suffrage. Gender equality is like an elastic band, you can stretch it but if you don’t stretch it far enough it reverts back to its usual position. This is why we need to keep making the case and why the Global Goals are so important as they give the world a much-needed global agenda.

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The Coalition Visits Lebanon with George Freeman MP and Save the Children to see UK Aid First Hand

Our CEO Theo Clarke visited Lebanon with George Freeman MP to see the work of UK aid and how we are helping refugees from Syria in the region. Theo visited with unaccompanied children living in the Bekaa Valley to better understand how the UK is playing an important role in the crisis. The visit was organised by Save the Children and they also went to see a local school set up by Malala for Syrian girls.

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