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WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: EMPOWERING TEACHERS, BUILDING SUSTAINABLE SOCIETIES WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY: EMPOWERING TEACHERS, BUILDING SUSTAINABLE SOCIETIES
Today, 5th October, World Teachers’ Day, as the global community comes together to support the new 2030 UN Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), FAWE and its network, would like to highlight the crucial role teachers play in achieving…

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A world of possibilities A world of possibilities
By Dr. Harriet Sakala, FAWEZA Alumni

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Ghana

GHANA

FAWE Ghana contact details

Coordinator: Ms. Juliana Osei

Chair: Ms.  Esi Sutherland-Addy

Address:FAWE Ghana Chapter
             Near FAWE FM 105.9, Fotobi (Nsawam- Aburi Road), Eastern Region Accra,
             P.O. Box CN 1217, Cantoments,
             ACCRA, Ghana
Tel. (233)-21-81-91460 mobile: (233) 24 249523975 Juliana
E-mail:faweghana@gmail.com
Website:http://www.faweghana.org 

Background:
Population (millions)                 23.3
Population Growth Rate (%)             2.1
HIV Prevalence Rate, ages 15-49 (%)    1.8
Human Development Index (HDI) Rank: 130/169

Education status:
Adult Literacy Rate 

Primary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F     77       
       M    76       
       F    77   
Primary Completion Rate (%)
       M/F   ...      
       M    …       
       F    …
Secondary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    98       
       M    97       
       F    98
Vocational and Technical (% of secondary enrolment) (%)
       M/F    67       
       M    …       
       F    46
Tertiary Gross Enrollment Ratio (%)
       M/F    7.9       
       M    8.1   
       F    7.8
Adult Literacy Rate (%)   
       M/F    66   
       M    72   
       F    59
Financing of education
Public Education Spending (% of Government Spending) …

Source: World Bank Education Statistics. Last updated April 2008

FAWE's Action on the ground

Policy Advocacy
• Production of songs and dance as advocacy tools
• Audiovisual mobile van for gender awareness in rural areas
• Television/radio talks on girls' education
• Community libraries

Interventions
• Survey of schoolgirls knowledge of HIV/AIDS
• Disseminate study results on girls' sexual maturation

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