Girls' secondary education in Uganda: assessing policy within the women's empowerment framework

@article{Jones2011GirlsSE,
  title={Girls' secondary education in Uganda: assessing policy within the women's empowerment framework},
  author={Shelley Jones},
  journal={Gender and Education},
  year={2011},
  volume={23},
  pages={385 - 413}
}
  • Shelley Jones
  • Published 28 January 2011
  • Sociology
  • Gender and Education
This paper makes the case that policies, such as the National Strategy for Girls' Education in Uganda (NSGE), intended to achieve gender equity in education for girls in developing countries, have limited relevance to, and impact on girls' actual educational experiences. Recent considerations of girls' education acknowledge that gender equity within education is more than access to schooling; it entails the cultivation of capabilities necessary for girls to participate fully, actively and… Expand
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