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Humphreys, Sara – Gender and Education, 2008
In the last few years the Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment of Children has been gathering momentum, with a submission to "The United Nations Secretary General's study on violence against children" the most recent addition to the cause. Nevertheless, corporal punishment in schools is still condoned in many countries and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Punishment
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Chilisa, Bagele – Gender and Education, 2002
Critiques pregnancy policies in sub-Saharan Africa's education systems, examining expulsion, reentry, and continuation policies for students who become pregnant. Argues that both expulsion policies and reentry policies violate students' rights to education, suggesting that continuation policies provide the most opportunity for gender equity. Notes…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Civil Rights, Continuation Students, Educational Policy