Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries Strategy. Rationale Girls with more years of education earn more, are more likely to participate in formal labor markets, and contribute to higher rates of economic growth at the national level.
Additionally, these girls on average delay the onset of sexual activity, marry later, have smaller and healthier families, survive childbirth at higher rates, and are less likely to contract HIV. The Foundations’ support has sought to help marginalized girls gain access to and remain in secondary school while also supporting both formal and non-formal education opportunities that will help them secure relevant livelihood skills (e.g. soft skills that promote higher order thinking such as problem solving and critical thinking; social skills such as communication and leadership; and entrepreneurial or technical skills). Background In recent decades, increased primary level completion rates have increased demand for secondary education. Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries Strategy. Etd skm6. Login – Concordia Online. Login – Concordia Online.
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The Zimbabwe president, Robert Mugabe, castigated Lindiwe Zulu, a top South African diplomat, as an "idiotic street woman" and urged his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, "to stop this woman of theirs from speaking on Zimbabwe". Far from challenging Mugabe's crude chauvinism, Zuma publicly distanced himself from Zulu and gagged her. "I thought it was really unfortunate because she's there as a professional," Mlambo-Ngcuka says. "Her gender is neither here nor there.
" And South Africa's response? Formerly the deputy president of South Africa, Mlambo-Ngcuka takes the helm next month at UN Women, a three-year-old agency still striving for enough funds, recognition and a chance to make its mark. The 57-year-old replaces Michelle Bachelet, who resigned in March to run for another term as president of Chile, at a time when some perceive a global backlash against women's rights. Titled. The primary education system in India suffers from numerous shortcomings, not the least being a dire lack of the financial resources required to set up a nationwide network of schools.
Traditionally, the sector has been characterized by poor infrastructure, underpaid teaching staff, disillusioned parents and an unmotivated student population. In light of India's commitment to the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of universal primary education, its major challenge is gender disparity -- and the resulting financial and societal blocks that prevent access of girls to primary education. 7 GED 2010 gender disparity. Login – Concordia Online. Login – Concordia Online. Why investing in education for girls is in everyone's interest. The campaign for girl's education, grounded in human rights and equality, has been taking place for over two hundred years.
Happily, in the UK we are now at a point where there is no question of whether girls should have access to the same education as boys. There was never a danger that my daughter would be denied an education but for millions of girls around the world this is not the case. This is an injustice, not just for the individual but for society as a whole. It is in all of our interests, individuals, businesses and governments, to ensure that every child, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic background or circumstances can gain the education they deserve.
The Millennium Development Goals set a target of achieving universal primary education by 2015, and despite making significant progress there is still a way to go before this goal is reached. The benefits for girls on an individual level are well-established. Download. Login – Concordia Online. Factors Affecting Women Enrolment In Technical Institutions In Tanzania A Case Study Of Arusha Technical College.
Border Crossing: The hitch hiker's guide to population growth and climate change. Login – Concordia Online. "Educating Girls in the Third World; the Demographic, Basic Needs, and Economic Benefits" by Hadden, Kenneth; London, Bruce - International Journal of Comparative Sociology, Vol. 37, Issue 1-2, June 1996. Introduction Every United Nations sponsored report on international development since the late 1960s has stressed the importance of universal literacy and has urged an end to the widespread gender disparity in school enrollment (Rowley, 1993).
These reports, including 1969's Pearson Report, the Brandt Report of 1987, and 1992's Agenda 21, were augmented by two influential reports issued during 1994. First The Progress of Nations (UNICEF, 1994:20) asserts: There is widespread agreement that the education of girls is one of the most important investments that any developing country can make in its own future.
In the long term, almost every other aspect of progress, from nutrition to family planning, from child health to women's rights, is profoundly affected by whether or not a nation educates its girls. These points were elaborated upon in the report on the U.N. There are many reasons why girls are less apt than boys to be attending school. Login – Concordia Online. Login – Concordia Online. Login – Concordia Online.