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Gender disparity in education: an Eritrean perspective.

Rena, Ravinder

Gender disparities in education raise many questions for governments and civil societies. There are many factors that contribute to the gender gap in education. In Eritrea, gender disparities persist in the enrolment rates between boys and girls at all levels. Gender inequality has become a major issue in Eritrea in the recent years. This paper discusses educational development in the country. It identifies and analyses various factors that cause gender inequality in education. Further, it also provides some policy implications to solve the gender related problems in the country.

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Document Title: Gender disparity in education: an Eritrean perspective.
Journal: The Global Child Journal
Volume: 2
Issue: 1
No. of Pages: 43-49

Document Type:Journal Article (Peer Reviewed)
Subject Area:Contributory Studies and Research Approaches
Keywords:Gender Inequality, Gender Distribution, Gender, Eritrea, Equity, Education, Higher Education, Educational Opportunity

File Size:74 KB
Rights:Self archived
Date Added:28 October 2008

Rena, Ravinder (2005) Gender disparity in education: an Eritrean perspective. The Global Child Journal vol. 2(1) pp.43-49