Drive for five: A global call for the education of adolescent girls
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The panel at the Drive for five event in New York, with speakers Mary Robinson, Bono and Alice Albright in the center. Credit: Kim Haughton/Permanent mission of Ireland

Drive for five is a global call to action, led by the Government of Ireland, UN Women, the Global Partnership for Education, ONE and Malala Fund, asking all governments to commit to 5 transformative actions for adolescent girls:

  • 12 years of free quality education
  • supportive school environments
  • teacher training
  • safe journeys to and from school
  • keeping girls healthy in the classroom.

Watch the UN webcast of the February 11 event

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Press coverage from the February 11, 2020 event in New York:

The panel at the Drive for five event in New York, with speakers Mary Robinson, Bono and Alice Albright in the center. Credit: Kim Haughton/Permanent mission of Ireland
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