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Quandaries, Prospects, and Challenges of Nomadic Educational Policy for Girls in Sub-Saharan-Africa

  • Lantana Usman

Abstract

There are 876 million nonliterate people around the world; two-thirds of them are women, while two-thirds of school-age children in the developing world without access to education are girls (World’s Women, 2000). Colonial legacies combine with the economic struggles of many African states to perpetuate the tendency to favor the development of education in urban areas at the expense of the rural. This practice further disadvantages the educational opportunities of rural girls due to the traditional cost-benefit attitudes that favor boys (FAWE, 2004, 2000; Kane, 1997; Rose and Tembon, 1998).

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Female Teacher African State Early Marriage Female Education Biogas Digester 
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