Rex has engaged in international change processes for over thirty years, working mainly with Canadian international development NGOs and, until recently, teaching at the University of Ottawa. Since joining Gender at Work in 2009, Rex has helped design, assess and co-facilitate Gender Action-Learning processes with a variety of partners in Canada, India, South Africa and Ghana.
Written by Rex Fyles
Over the last six years, Gender at Work (G@W) has been collaborating with Education International (EI) to put education unions at the forefront of global efforts to end gender-based violence in and around schools. When we started, I had no idea what ‘SRGBV’ meant, let alone how to pronounce it....Education unions adapt their approaches to address school-related gender-based violence through the pandemic
Gender-based violence in and around schools poses big challenges to education unions and their members. Because everyone in and around schools – teachers, students, education support personnel - can be both perpetrator and victim of such violence, school-related gender-based violence (SRGBV) is a violation of both the right to quality...#16dayscampaign | “When teachers’ unions take action, schools become safer for everyone”, by madeleine kennedy-macfoy (EI) and Rex Fyles (Gender at Work).