Women educators meet in Zambia to discuss girls’ education in Africa

|Source: Swazi Observer|
FAWE 2017 conference. Credit: GPE/Sirtaj Kaur

Over 500 delegates from 33 countries gathered in Lusaka for the Forum for Women Educationalists (FAWE) conference on girls’ education in Africa. The conference explored various issues including the fact that the number of educated women should greatly increase to create an equal playing field with their male counterparts for a better future. GPE's Victoria Abioseh Egbetayo was also in attendance to stress that the means to unleash the full potential of an African youth is through education and to achieve this, domestic funding must be sustainable.

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