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Ullah, Raza; Ullah, Hazir – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
Young girls have been dominating boys in terms of educational performance across the globe. This is a very interesting and remarkable shift observed in the global north as well as in the global south. This review paper seeks to give a succinct picture of gender differences in educational performance in the sociocultural context of various…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Academic Achievement
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Yedan, Ali; Oumarou, Danni Abdoulaye – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
This paper aims to assess the impact of the parents' education on the progeny schooling using the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) data of Niger. It focuses on verifying whether the mothers' education better impacts the children schooling, and therefore measures the intergenerational efficiency of the pro girls schooling policies in the case of…
Descriptors: Females, Access to Education, Educational Attainment, Mothers
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Kadhim, Rawaa Jawad – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
The study aims to demonstrate the negative treatment of women and the purpose behind this treatment in selected short stories by Katherine Mansfield and Ernest Hemingway. Mansfield depicted her female characters as paralysed, invisible women or victims. She concentrated on representing the systematic and determined victimisation of women in a…
Descriptors: Females, Authors, Literary Genres, Victims
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Zapata, Alodia D. G. – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
Politics, as in many spheres of life in the Philippines, is still very much a male enclave. From the smallest government unit up to the national level, men dominate (Gemba, 2001). The study aimed to find out the factors that facilitates or restrains women candidates from participating in the political arena. This study was conducted among Lady…
Descriptors: Politics, Gender Differences, Females, Political Candidates
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Sakyi, Kwesi Atta – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
Early childhood education has received attention from philosophers, educationists and psycho-analysts such as Plato, Avicenna, Locke, Pestalozzi, Whitehead, Carl Jung, Binet, Piaget, Montessori, Sigmund Freund, Howard Gardner, among others. In Africa, the backdrop of poverty, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in strife-torn countries, among…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Governance, Intervention
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Chigunwe, Gilliet; Tembachako, Deliwe – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
The study was set to assess the effects of inaccessibility of school toilets to girl pupils with disabilities. Statistics staggered around the world reveal that 2.4 billion people lack access to basic toilets. According to UNICEF report, more than half of the schools in the developed world lack private toilets. Whilst this is so, people with…
Descriptors: Females, Physical Disabilities, Public Schools, Sanitary Facilities
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Ajiboye, Adebisi A. – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
The most important and recent subject that affects and worries mankind is the issue of waste and its management. Waste can be described in a relative or subjective term; relative because it is viewed in different ways by different persons or group of people and subjective because what is waste to some may not necessarily be to others. The aim of…
Descriptors: Females, Knowledge Level, Wastes, Sanitation
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Shamsideen, Saula Ayinla – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
Education is the process of becoming critically aware of one's reality in a manner that leads to effective action upon it. The plight of women, in terms of education is further compounded by the negative attitude of parents toward female education. Some parents are usually reluctant to send their girl child for formal education especially to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Learning, Females, College Attendance
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Tiruneh, Wudie Atnaf; Petros, Philipos – African Educational Research Journal, 2014
In Ethiopia, female students' participation at all levels of education is increasing at an alarming rate. On the other hand, the numbers of female students who graduate from higher learning institutions are still less as compared with their male counter parts due to different factors. This study was conducted with the objective of assessing major…
Descriptors: Females, Educational Attainment, Academic Achievement, Socioeconomic Influences
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Mandina, S.; Mashingaidze, S. S.; Mafuta, J. – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
The non-participation of girls in advanced mathematics has become a concern over a number of years. This study sought to find ways of increasing female participation in Mathematics at advanced level based on an understanding of the constraining factors to female participation in mathematics. The descriptive survey research design was adopted in…
Descriptors: Females, Mathematics Instruction, Advanced Courses, Student Attitudes
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Olufade, Adenike Olufunke – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
Women involvements in political activities in recent times have been on the decline. Often times, women's right is denied against the provisions of the constitution and other international instruments of human rights and this does not allow them to participate in government adequately. It takes conscious political actions to address the issue of…
Descriptors: Females, Political Attitudes, Women Administrators, Foreign Countries
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Hadebe, Lillie Beth; Mpofu, John – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
The major problems facing urban residents particularly women are poverty, poor food security, growing urban population, hunger and lack of formal employment. Due to lack of employment, the majority of women in urban centres are involved in urban agriculture. The major focus of this research was to establish to what extent women are being empowered…
Descriptors: Food, Safety, Urban Areas, Females