From Home-makers To Policy Shakers:. Ensuring equitable educational outcomes, employing quotas and mentoring to ensure young African women are leaders for sustainable development. Written by: Brenda Lung’ania Wangwe Ifeoma-Amaka Orji Lucy Terngu Tembe Zainab Kwaru Muhammad-Idris
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Ensuring equitable educational outcomes, employing quotas and mentoring to ensure young African women are leaders for sustainable development.
Zainab Kwaru Muhammad-Idris
26th October, 2012
“To educate girls is to reduce poverty. Study after study has taught us that there is no tool for development more effective than the education of girls.” —Kofi Annan, Former U.N. Secretary General
Option 1: Strengthen implementation of an education ‘Quota System’ using bottom-up approach policy – targeting all young girls’ irrespective of their status and those with disabilities.
Option 2: Integration of formal and informal systems of education – targeting in-school and out-of-school girls through educational mentorship