SHARING KNOWLEDGE FOR
GENDER JUSTICE IN NIGERIA

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Four Christian and Muslim girls who escaped the kidnapping by Boko Harram of nearly two hundred schoolgirls from their school in Chibok. (Panos | Sven Torfinn)

What are the main barriers faced by girls in getting an education? This Collection highlights teaching approaches, policies and practices supporting young women to move into employment and further education.

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Gender, Youth and Education

November 2016

Education remains one of the crucial building blocks in equipping young Nigerians with the skills to go forward into the world of work, participate in society and avoid poverty. However, the ability of girls to receive a full education remains problematic, with many of the inequalities they face arising from this period of life.

Gender Hub has collected a number of practical resources and articles that break down some of the teaching approaches, policies and practices that try to tackle these inequalities and examining the challenges they face moving into employment and further education.


In this collection:

Barriers

How are girls experiencing exclusion in education?

Activism

What form is youth activism taking?

Policy

What national and international policies assist in gender-equitable teaching?

Post-School

What opportunities are there for training, apprenticeships and higher education?

Teaching

How can curriculum, pedagogy and teaching support equality?

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