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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.…


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.


FAWE Togo contact details

Cordonateur Monsieur Parfait Blandeye

Présidente: Mme Kekeli Jeanine Agounke

Address:FAWE / TOGO
             42 Avenue de Calais à côté de la Pharmacie pour Tous, BP 13077
             LOME, Togo
Tel: (228) 2224463; (228)-2216965; (228) 2214129; 2209989 / 9100842


Population (millions)                 6.4
Population Growth Rate (%)             2.5
HIV Prevalence Rate, ages 15-49 (%)    3.2   
Human Development Index (HDI) Rank: 139

Educattion status:
Primary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    94       
       M    98       
       F    89
Primary Completion Rate (%)
       M/F    39       
       M    44       
       F    32
Secondary Net Enrollment Rate (%)
       M/F    53       
       M    56       
       F    49
Vocational and Technical (% of secondary enrolment) (%)
       M/F    32       
       M    …   
       F    38
Tertiary Gross Enrollment Ratio (%)
       M/F    8.4       
       M    8.7   
       F    8.0
Adult Literacy Rate (%)   
       M/F    65       
       M    77       
       F    54   
Financing of education
Public Education Spending (% of Government Spending) 15.8

Source: World Bank Education Statistics. Last updated April 2008

FAWE's Action on the ground

Policy Advocacy
Member of National Committee on EFA

Community Advocacy
Establishment of chapter sub branches for enhanced promotion of girls' education

•Member of the La Chaine de I'Espoir scholarship scheme for girls

•Sensitisation of parents and students on the importance of girls' participation in SMT
• Promotion of peer counselling for youth
• In FAWE's HIV/AIDS pilot programme


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