Education, Skills and Learning

UNICEF: We need to ensure girls return to schools as they reopen

Issues facing young girls in education have been exacerbated by COVID-19. Image: REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Wongani Grace Taulo

Writer , UNICEF

Omar Robles

Gender Programme Specialist, UNICEF

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Wongani Grace Taulo, Omar Robles
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Anjali Dodiyar Meena (15), a 9th class student studying at home. No one is her family has a smart phone, due to which she could not attend online classes during the COVID-19 lockdown.
No in Anjali Dodiyar Meena's (15) family has a smart phone, due to which she could not attend online classes during the COVID-19 lockdown. Image: UNICEF
Children attending class at the renewed Koranic school, in Bol, in the West of Chad. The renewed Koranic school is an alternative education offer for girls and boys who are out of school and or who only attend traditional Koranic schools. The school welcomes children with a basic level in reading and writing in Arabic. The school is constructed and teachers are contracted with the support of UNICEF. For every child, education.
The renewed Koranic school is an alternative education offer for girls and boys who are out of school. Image: © UNICEF/UN0469100/Dejongh
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