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FAWE hosts Conference on Girl's Education in Africa

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Opening the conference Hon. Prof. Rosalie Kama Ni Amayoua (a FAWE Africa member), welcomed all participants and emphasised that good quality education is the way to empower women and girls towards building a prosperous and united Africa. Professor Amayoua urged all leaders present to demonstrate the political will in achieving inclusive education in all countries in Africa. 

Dr. Dennis Wachinga, Zambia’s Minister of Education congratulated FAWE for the 25yrs in furthering the girl child education in Africa and paid tribute to the First Lady for making time to be part of the conference and for being at the forefront in promoting girl education and ending early child marriages and teenage pregnancies in Zambia. Girl child education is at the center of the Zambian Educational system in line with the four pillars aimed at development. Issues such as menstrual hygiene, comprehensive sexual education, keeping girls in schools and nutrition are some of the areas to be addressed by school administrations across Zambia. He expressed the desire that this conference will recommend strategies to improve education quality and admit more girls into schools. 

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