In Focus

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.…

Voices

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.

Nigeria

NIGERIA

FAWE Naigeria contact details

Coordinator: Josephine Kanu

Chair: Mrs. Marie SojinrinMarie-Therese Sojinrin


Address:FAWE Nigeria Chapter
             Sky Memorial Complex First Floor
             Block E, Flat 2, Wuse Zone 5
             Abuja, Nigeria
Tel: (234) 802-783-0082; (234) 803-401-8944
Email : fawen2004@yahoo.com;ephinejoe@yahoo.com;msojinrin@yahoo.com

Background

Population (millions)                 151.2
Population Growth Rate (%)             2.3
HIV Prevalence Rate, ages 15-49 (%)    3.6
Human Development Index (HDI) Rank: 142

Education status:
Primary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    …       
       M    …       
       F    …
Primary Completion Rate (%)
       M/F    …       
       M    …       
       F    …
Secondary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    …       
       M    …   
       F     …
Vocational and Technical (% of secondary enrolment) (%)
       M/F    262       
       M    …       
       F    38
Tertiary Gross Enrollment Ratio (%)
       M/F    7.2       
       M    7.8   
       F    6.5
Adult Literacy Rate (%)
       M/F    60   
       M    72   
       F    49

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
• Survey of needs of adolescent mothers out of school
• Dissemination of re-entry policy for adolescent mothers

Community Advocacy
Sensitisation of communities to retain girls in schools

Interventions

  • Vocational training in tie/dye, soap making, cookery, literacy etc for street girls
  • Organized reading competitions for secondary school girls


 

 Top

 Back to previous page