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Gender Disparity in Education – An Eritrean Perspective

Rena, Ravinder (2004): Gender Disparity in Education – An Eritrean Perspective. Published in: The Global Child Journal , Vol. 2, No. 1 (28. January 2005): pp. 43-49.

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Abstract

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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