STELR would like to congratulate the winners of the 2017 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education.
The two 2017 laureates were:
This program, based in northern Thailand, seeks to prevent child trafficking through protection, education and life-skills training.
This Peruvian organisation aims to create the first generation of female scientists in Peru who can change the world and close the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields.
Also given a special mention was WomEng, from South Africa, which is a multi-award winning social enterprise working since 2006 to develop girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and women engineering leaders.
You can find out more about the prize here.