Empowering African girls and women for life
In order for young Africans to successfully step into adult roles such as work, family life and participation in their societies, education must equip them with knowledge, skills and characteristics over and above pure classroom learning. The empowerment and skills development approaches discussed in this March 2012 issue of Equal Education are a crucial in order for education to fulfil its promise to young Africans.
Linking girls’ education with healthier, safer transitions to adulthood
Protecting health, rights and education for adolescent girls – the FAWE-Packard Foundation initiative
Empowering African youth for adulthood and the world of work - the 2012 ADEA Triennial
Creating training and employment opportunities for girls in post-conflict situations - the FAWE-DANIDA project
Enabling rural mothers in Malawi to lead advocacy and community action on girls' education
Interview - Vivial Ojal, Armada Human Capital: "Provide young individuals with hands-on experience"
1 UNESCO (2011). EFA Global Monitoring Report: The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education. Paris:UNESCO.