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The Tale of the Empty Seat: Young women and decision making in Africa

Notwithstanding the progress made in formal political equality, women, particularly young women, are still at the periphery when it comes to real power and decision making

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The Changing Concept of Youth in Africa: From “children” to harnessing them as a demographic dividend

I recall the words so vividly: “You are a mafikozolo – the just arrived”! What did I know about women’s human rights? What did I know about human rights broadly? Who did I think I was to come into an already defined space and attempt a transformation of how things were done? Young “girls” were supposed to know their place and let adults make the decisions. I was just a “youth” after all.

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San Youth Launch Inspirational Booklet on Education

With this booklet we hope to motivate and inspire the next generation of San learners and students to follow in the footsteps of the role models from various San communities in Namibia and Botswana presented here, who have persevered in their personal journeys of academic

Towards Democratic Developmental States in Southern Africa

During the 1980s and 90s – the lost decades of development for Sub-Sahara – African states implemented Structural Adjustment Programmes at the behest of the IMF and World Bank.

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Education for Transformative Change: The Education We Need By 2030

One thing that has become clear during the process of developing the new global framework for development, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is that the world is quickly growing in complexity.

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Raisa Cole's picture

Mapping our Futures

How integrating participatory urban planning tools into the education of young women and girls can help achieve agenda 2030.

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Informal Learning, Cultural Traditions and Transformation

“Educational practices intended to generate democratic possibilities must be conceived of not as neutral processes but as political acts; [that can be] hegemonic [and so] reproductive…or guided by an alternative transformative social vision” (Mayo,1999, p. 155).

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The Gendered Interface Between Education and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Countries that invest in the education of women do better in a variety of development indicators. In fact, educating girls is one of the wisest investments any developing country can make” – Rosalyn McKeown (2004).

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The Politics of Language as a Medium of Delivery in Education

Even if education is made free and compulsory, where it is delivered in an unfamiliar language, it is not possible to achieve universal primary and secondary education,

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Forum for African Women Educationalists

The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) is a leading Pan - African NGO advocating for African girls’ education in Africa. FAWE supports 34 countries in sub-Saharan Africa in promoting girls’ education.  The mission of FAWE is to promote gender equity and equality in the field of education in Africa by fostering positive policies, practices and attitudes towards girls’ education. FAWE’s goals and vision are in line with Education for All.

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