To mark World Day of Social Justice, 2020, CEO of Friends of Ibba Girls' School, Mark Simmons, reflects on the political developments in the country
Meet Jennifer, Viola, Suzan and Sheeba, four of the girl students in Senior 1, in this piece celebrating the fantastic start to secondary education at Ibba Girls' Boarding School.
Happy International Women's Day! As we strive towards #BalanceforBetter by empowering the girl students in Ibba, South Sudan, here are some reflections from FIGS CEO, Mark Simmons, on the origins of Women's Day and the importance of education in achieving gender equality.
Commemorating International Women’s Day in 2017, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova stated that “we will do justice to the world by promoting girls’ education as the single most powerful transformational force to improve lives and societies”.
Peace is on the horizon in South Sudan, and quality education is the key to building a stable future. by Ador Riak Nyiel, South Sudan National Education Coalition
Read FIGS CEO Mark Simmons' blog post reflecting on the South Sudanese journey to and since independence here.
The 11th of February marked the third International Day of Women and Girls in Science. To celebrate, let’s look back at some of the science lessons taught at Ibba Girls School in the last 4 years:
In this article, Boris Johnson discusses how the best thing we can do to fix the world's problems, is make sure that every girl gets 12 years' education.
Leading the fight for every girl’s right to learn.