Learning and resources on gender in education
Persistent social norms that serve as barriers to girls’ education in 8 sub-Saharan African countries
This presentation was delivered during a side event to the Global Education Summit in 2021, organized by UNGEI and Girls Not Brides, Transforming Social Norms to End Child Marriage and Advance Girls' Education. This presentation introduces a new research project commissioned by GCI, What we know (and do not know) about persistent social norms that serve as barriers to girls' access, participation and achievement in education. The presentation highlights the research objectives, key findings, and priorities for action going forward.