Gender-violence and education in Malawi: a study of violence against girls as an obstruction to universal primary school education

@article{Bisika2009GenderviolenceAE,
  title={Gender-violence and education in Malawi: a study of violence against girls as an obstruction to universal primary school education},
  author={Thomas J. Bisika and Pierson R. T. Ntata and Sidon Konyani},
  journal={Journal of Gender Studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={18},
  pages={287 - 294}
}
This study – funded by Actionaid and UNICEF – sought to determine the extent to which violence prevents girls accessing primary school education in Malawi. It further sought to identify the different types of violence that girls experience when in primary school; the perpetrators of this violence; and where the violence takes place. The study established that girls are subject to several forms of violence as a result of their gender; that such gender-based violence is detrimental to their… 

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