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International Women's Day 2014 - Equality for Women is progress for all International Women's Day 2014 - Equality for Women is progress for all
Message from Madam Hon Aicha Bah Diallo, Chairperson of the African Women Educationalists (FAWE) on the occasion of the celebration of International Women's Day 2014.…

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Precious J. Deshield,  24 years, Liberia Precious J. Deshield, 24 years, Liberia
FAWE has helped me see for myself what I am capable of and that I can succeed. I study civil engineering at Stella Maris Polytechnic in Liberia.

Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo

Coordinatrice : Mme Marie Victorine Ngamana
Présidente: Mme Scholastique DIANZINGA

Address: FAWE Congo
              Brazzaville, Congo
Tel: +242 666 5543
Email : fawecongo@yahoo.fr


Background:
Population (millions)                 64.2
Population Growth Rate (%)             2.8
HIV Prevalence Rate, ages 15-49 (%)    3.4
Human Development Index (HDI) Rank:  126/169-Economic Context

Education Status:
Primary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    59       
       M    62       
       F    56
Primary Completion Rate (%) Figures for 2005
       M/F    54   
       M    56   
       F    50
Secondary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    63       
       M    63       
       F     63
Vocational and Technical (% of secondary enrolment) (%)
       M/F    …       
       M    …       
       %F    …
Tertiary Gross Enrollment Ratio (%)
       M/F    8.0       
       M    8.7   
       F    7.8
Adult Literacy Rate (%)   
       M/F     …       
       M    …       
       F    …   
Financing of education
Public Education Spending (% of Government Spending):     11

Source: World Bank Education Statistics. Last updated April 2008


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