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Empowering women through higher education in Nigeria
M. Fapohunda Tinuke / International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2011
Does higher level of education imply greater women empowerment in Nigeria? What factors inhibit women’s participation in higher education in the country? What are the benefits and prospects of women empowerment? This paper has a...
A girl's right to say no to marriage: working to end child marriage and keep girls in school
A. Davis; C. Postles; G. Rosa / Plan International, 2013
One in three girls in the developing world are married by their eighteenth birthday. Despite being prohibited by international human rights, child marriage continues to be a violation of children’s human rights. This report by P...
Islam and girl child education
2010
This paper discusses the education of the girl child in the Islamic context. Based on the verses in the scriptures, it suggests that education in Islam encompasses both the knowledge for prayer, and of the sciences and humanities. It ...
Violence against women and girls: addressing violence against women and girls in education programming
Department for International Development, UK, 2014
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is the most widespread form of abuse worldwide, affecting one third of all women in their lifetime. Violence and abuse in education settings violates women and girls’ human rights and can ...
Flexible, Open and Distance Learning: An Enabler or Barrier to Women’s Empowerment through Education and Learning
S. A. Whittington / Commonwealth of Learning, 2013
Can flexible, open and distance learning (FODL) deliver education equitably and equally, as well as remove barriers to women’s learning and enhance empowerment, in the Global South? Although most of the early writings...
Interventions to enhance girls' education and gender equality: final report
E. Unterhalter / Institute of Education, University of London, 2014
What is the evidence on the kind of interventions that lead to expansion and improvement in girls’ education? Are they shown to deepen gender equality? 169 studies were reviewed for this study. The results show&nb...
Gender equality in skills development - how to find a balance
I. Oyakhiromen / Commonwealth of Learning, 2013
One of the goals of education in Nigeria is to empower its citizens to acquire appropriate skills and abilities, both mental and physical, to equip them to live in, and contribute to building, the nation. To this end, the Nigeria Deve...
Transforming education for girls in Nigeria: endline research report
L. Wetheridge / ActionAid International, 2013
This report is the culmination of 5 years’ work by the Transforming Education for Girls in Nigeria and Tanzania (TEGINT) project partnership, in particular by Community Action for Popular Participation, ActionAid Nigeria, the In...
Gender stereotypes and girl-child education in Nigeria
D. Ofoha / Commonwealth of Learning, 2013
Over the years, the Nigerian government has expressed its commitment to female education. Despite this, and efforts by international organisations and others, girl-child educational attainment in Nigeria remains low; fewer girls go to...
Education and community empowerment
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2010
Are there examples of effective mobilisation of citizens/communities which have brought about improved education outcomes (quality and access) for poor men and women, and where broader forms of socia...
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Empowering women through higher education in Nigeria
M. Fapohunda Tinuke / International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 2011
Does higher level of education imply greater women empowerment in Nigeria? What factors inhibit women’s participation in higher education in the country? What are the benefits and prospects of women empowerment? This paper has a...
A girl's right to say no to marriage: working to end child marriage and keep girls in school
A. Davis; C. Postles; G. Rosa / Plan International, 2013
One in three girls in the developing world are married by their eighteenth birthday. Despite being prohibited by international human rights, child marriage continues to be a violation of children’s human rights. This report by P...
Islam and girl child education
2010
This paper discusses the education of the girl child in the Islamic context. Based on the verses in the scriptures, it suggests that education in Islam encompasses both the knowledge for prayer, and of the sciences and humanities. It ...
Violence against women and girls: addressing violence against women and girls in education programming
Department for International Development, UK, 2014
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is the most widespread form of abuse worldwide, affecting one third of all women in their lifetime. Violence and abuse in education settings violates women and girls’ human rights and can ...
Flexible, Open and Distance Learning: An Enabler or Barrier to Women’s Empowerment through Education and Learning
S. A. Whittington / Commonwealth of Learning, 2013
Can flexible, open and distance learning (FODL) deliver education equitably and equally, as well as remove barriers to women’s learning and enhance empowerment, in the Global South? Although most of the early writings...
Interventions to enhance girls' education and gender equality: final report
E. Unterhalter / Institute of Education, University of London, 2014
What is the evidence on the kind of interventions that lead to expansion and improvement in girls’ education? Are they shown to deepen gender equality? 169 studies were reviewed for this study. The results show&nb...
Gender equality in skills development - how to find a balance
I. Oyakhiromen / Commonwealth of Learning, 2013
One of the goals of education in Nigeria is to empower its citizens to acquire appropriate skills and abilities, both mental and physical, to equip them to live in, and contribute to building, the nation. To this end, the Nigeria Deve...
Transforming education for girls in Nigeria: endline research report
L. Wetheridge / ActionAid International, 2013
This report is the culmination of 5 years’ work by the Transforming Education for Girls in Nigeria and Tanzania (TEGINT) project partnership, in particular by Community Action for Popular Participation, ActionAid Nigeria, the In...
Gender stereotypes and girl-child education in Nigeria
D. Ofoha / Commonwealth of Learning, 2013
Over the years, the Nigerian government has expressed its commitment to female education. Despite this, and efforts by international organisations and others, girl-child educational attainment in Nigeria remains low; fewer girls go to...
Education and community empowerment
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team, 2010
Are there examples of effective mobilisation of citizens/communities which have brought about improved education outcomes (quality and access) for poor men and women, and where broader forms of socia...
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West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology
African Research Review (AFRREV) is the publishing arm of the International Association of African Researchers and Reviewers (IAARR). It is a group of four Journals which currently serve as open access platform for scholarly dialogue for those in the academic world who care about academic issues and sustainable development. AFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology is one...
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
Information systems focusing on Africa
Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI)
Virtual research organisation
IGI Global
IGI Global is an international academic publisher of more than 2,000+ reference books, 150+ journals, encyclopedias, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases covering the utilisation and management of information science and technology, as it is applied to the areas of: education, social science, library science, healthcare, business, public administration, computer science, and engineering....
International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET)
International Journal of Information and Education Technology (IJIET) is an international academic journal which gains a foothold in Singapore, Asia and opens to the world. It aims to promote the integration of information and education technology. The focus is to publish papers on state-of-the-art Information and Education Technology. Submitted papers will be reviewed by technical committees of t...
Thai Society of Higher Education Institutes on the Environment (TSHE)
The Thai Society of Higher Education Institutes on the Environment (TSHE) was founded in 2005, with the aim to develop academic standards and environment personnel. It showcases the academic outcomes and cooperation of Thai institutes offering courses on the environment. So far more than 15 Thai universities have contributed to its activities, including: developing the Thai Qual...
Health and Education Advice and Resource Team (HEART)
HEART is a consortium of leading organisations in international development, health, nutrition and education.  It works together to support the use of evidence and expert advice in policymaking. HEART helps time-pressured decision-makers better understand, interpret and apply health, nutrition and education evidence. It is primarily designed to provide the most relevant evidence to address pa...
UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education (UNESCO-IHE)
UNESCO-IHE is an international institute for water education.
Centre for Development Finance (CDF)
The Centre for Development Finance focuses on improving the delivery of public goods that contribute to inclusive social and economic opportunity in India.
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