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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.

Somalia

SOMALIA

FAWE Somalia contact details

Ag. Coordinator: Ms. Zahra Nur

Chair: Ms. Faduma Ali Nur

Address:Puntland, Somalia
Tel: 252 5 824556
Email: fawesom@yahoo.com; fawesom@hotmail.com ; zahranur@hotmail.com; fay.nur@hotmail.com

Background
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Population (millions)                 8.9
Population Growth Rate (%)             2.3
HIV Prevalence Rate, ages 15-49 (%)    ...
Human Development Index (HDI) Rank:

Education Status:
Primary Gross Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    21.9       
       M    34       
       F    22
Primary Completion Rate (%)
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Secondary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
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Vocational and Technical (% of secondary enrolment) (%)
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Tertiary Gross Enrollment Ratio (%)
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Adult Literacy Rate (%)
       M/F    28       
       M    36   
       F    15

Financing of education
Public Education Spending (% of Government Spending) … Puntland, 4.5 Somaliland


Source: World Bank Education Statistics. Last updated April 2008

FAWE's Action on the ground
* Newly established Chapter
* Pilot bursary scheme
* Institutional assessment
* Strategic planning development processes under way

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