It is a non-profit organization formed to educate the public about issues concerning equal rights for women and girls in education. It provides information on their coalition, current activities, updates on relevant federal education legislation, useful resources, reports and NCWGE publications.
It is a private voluntary organization that has worked in over 50 countries. The website provides information on the results they achieved. For example they helped nearly 700,000 people in 31 countries improve their lives by linking literacy and basic education with health, economic, social, and civic development beside other impressive results. From the website, one can get access to additional resources, articles and reports. Also there are links to other websites associated with World Education projects; which gives access to more information on women’s education.
UNESCO’s main aim is to contribute to the building of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information. It has a specific division for Gender Equality, which is responsible for ensuring the promotion of Gender Equality at UNESCO both in programming and in the Secretariat. Their work is based on a two-pronged approach involving both gender-specific programmes and gender mainstreaming within UNESCO’s five areas of competence (Education; Natural Sciences; Social and Human Sciences; Culture; and Communication and Information). From the website one can find many useful information through the different resources available ranging from documents, videos, reports, publications and news. There are specific data and statistics on Yemen such as literacy rate and participation in education and many others.