ODI: Understanding changing social norms and practices around girls’ education and marriage

“A multi-year, multi-country study has been exploring the complex ways in which adolescent girls’ capabilities are shaped and/or constrained by gender discriminatory social norms, attitudes and practices, and how other overlapping and intersecting experiences of poverty, deprivation and exclusion serve to intensify and perpetuate vulnerabilities…” Click on the link to find out more. Share this Post

Video: Enabling Girls’ Education in South Sudan

“The support of primary education is seen as one of the major challenges for the development of South Sudan. Girls have traditionally faced a number of barriers to attending school such as the expectation of early marriage, household chores, such as collecting water or cooking and a lack of appropriate facilities like separate sanitation arrangements…The project created gender sensitive physical …