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Gender and inclusive education participatory research in West Africa

This presentation was delivered during a webinar "Gender and disability inclusion in education: evidence from West and Central Africa" organized by UNGEI, IIEP-UNESCO, UNICEF, Sightsavers and Humanity & Inclusion. The presenter was Margo Greenwood, Senior Research Associate, Sightsavers. 

The contents of the presentation on Sightsavers' qualitative research: 

  • The research (Sierra Leone, Cameroon and Senegal)
  • What they (children, parents and teachers) experience as barriers to participation
  • What being included and excluded in daily life looks like for them
  • Their successes and challenges
  • Their ideas for change
  • How they are experiencing the interventions
  • The findings
  • Gender perceptions around disability
  • School and classroom environment
  • Peer relationships
  • Parental and community attitudes
  • The way forward
  • What does this research add?
Also available in: French, Portuguese, Portugal
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