Gender Disparity in Education - An Eritrean Perspective

The Global Child Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 43-49, 2005

12 Pages Posted: 27 Oct 2008 Last revised: 7 May 2015

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Ravinder Rena

Papua New Guinea University of Technology; Polytechnic of Namibia; University of the Western Cape; North-West University; Papua New Guinea University of Technology

Date Written: January 25, 2005

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.

Keywords: Gender, Education, Eritrea, Education for All, Inequality, Dakar Framework, Warsay Yikeallo

JEL Classification: G21, I22, I23, I28

Suggested Citation

Rena, Ravinder, Gender Disparity in Education - An Eritrean Perspective (January 25, 2005). The Global Child Journal, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 43-49, 2005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1288943

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