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Joanna Roper
UK Special Envoy for Gender Equality and Chair of FCO Women
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Joanna Roper Sep 21
Was really pleased to be invited to launch of the survey 2018. +ve stats - 45% say housework is shared; 36% have spoken up on an issue; 43% enjoy ICT @ school & 53% want to be leaders 😄 But only 25% are really happy..
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UN Girls' Education Initiative Sep 20
Ms María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, , only the fourth woman to hold this position in 73 years, sets out her vision for : Our message: the route to and the empowerment of women & girls is through education
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Joanna Roper Sep 21
Looking forward to this event and others next week at
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Foreign Office 🇬🇧 Sep 19
Foreign Secretary is in Burma for talks on the Rohingya crisis Here's what the UK is doing to support the Rohingya people
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Matthew Rycroft Sep 19
From poverty to politics, empowering women + girls empowers us all . Grateful for insights at today’s Gender Equality roundtable with
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Foreign Office 🇬🇧 Sep 17
"The human rights picture in many parts of the world is bleak but we should not lose heart" |
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Joanna Roper Sep 18
If you were ever interested in a Chevening scholarship but weren’t sure if it was for you, now’s the time to think again. Take a look - and take the plunge!
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Thomas Drew Sep 17
Education - the biggest thing the UK does in Pakistan. British Home Secretary ⁦⁩ with Pakistan’s Education Minister ⁦⁩ at Islamabad School for Girls. ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Joanna Roper Sep 16
My thanks to the teachers & pupils from Islamabad College for Girls, resplendent in regional outfits! Great to see so much passion for education from primary to graduate.
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Joanna Roper Sep 16
U.K. Home Secretary visits Islamabad College for Girls, part of project. Education for all remains priority for U.K. Govt.
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FCO Historians Sep 11
Help us find the stories and statistics hidden in our historic diplomatic data! Come along to our Hackathon for the chance to work with software developers and ⁦⁩ and to win fantastic prizes
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Foreign Office 🇬🇧 Sep 8
There are 750 million illiterate adults across the world. Two thirds of them are women. This has to change. The UK is committed to making sure all girls receive the education they deserve
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Fast Stream Sep 10
We open for applications on 20 September. Pre-registering your interest ahead of this date will place you amongst the first to apply, as we will be able to email you directly on 20 September to alert you that our campaign window is opening. fs.preregister@cabinetoffice.gov.uk
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Women and Equalities Sep 7
. : Fortunes of mankind depend on the talents of womankind. Read the Minister's op-ed:
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Frances Wood Sep 6
This has cheered me up. Ground-breaking physicist who is also a woman donates all her prize money to fund PhD scholarships to increase the diversity in physics. British astrophysicist overlooked by Nobels wins $3m award for pulsar work
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UK in India🇬🇧🇮🇳 Sep 6
We welcome the Indian judgement on . Nobody should face persecution or discrimination because of who they are or who they love. The UK continues to support and equal rights across the world
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Women and Equalities Sep 5
Congratulations to the winners of our grant funding celebrating 100 years of votes for women supporting women to raise their voices and become active citizens.
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Joanna Roper Sep 5
Great to catch up with today. Talked more about women in STEM. Did you know that by 2030, some 72% of the global pharmaceutical workforce will be women.
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Penny Mordaunt MP Sep 4
Shocked and saddened by news that two young beneficiaries of our Girls Education Challenge Fund are among those to have died after a suicide bomb exploded in Mogadishu. Thoughts with all affected by this senseless attack.
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Illango Sep 2
To ensure every child gets an , we must understand why some do not. 6 reasons drop out: 1. Poor results, cost 2. Failing exams 3. Lack of schools 4. Marriage 5. Not enrolling or enrolling late 6. Influence of relatives, other demands
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