Girls Primary Education In Malawi101

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Girls Primary Education In Malawi101

  1. 1. Girls Primary Education in Malawi in relation to Sustainable Development<br />Momo Wilson<br />
  2. 2. Outline<br />Malawi Background<br />Constraints to Girls’ Education<br />Benefits of Girls’ education<br />Sustainable development<br />Projects <br />Results<br />Conclusion<br />
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  4. 4. Literacy & Education<br />“Age 15 and over can read and write”<br />total population: 62.7%<br />male: 76.1%<br />female: 49.8% (2003 est.)<br />
  5. 5. Barriers to Girls’ Education<br />Finances<br />Pressure to marry<br />Household chores<br />Social expectations<br />“lazy” & “not serious”<br />Preference given to boys<br />Gender based violence<br />Pregnancy<br />
  6. 6. Benefits of girls education<br />Later marriages, smaller families, family planning and contraception<br />Ability to get better jobs<br />Better health for self and family<br />Better agriculture<br />Development<br />
  7. 7. Sustainable Development<br />“Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”<br />Intl’ Institution for Sustainable Development.<br />
  8. 8. Projects<br />Community mobilization<br />Financing<br />Regulations<br />UNIFORM<br />SCHOOL FEES<br />POST PREGNANCY/CHILDBIRTH<br />Safe schools projects<br />Food programs<br />Theatre for development<br />

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