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Indicator Discrimination Participation Accountability Source

A3.4.1.

Are measures taken to promote gender equality in education?

by primary/ secondary/ tertiary level

by region

by rural/urban

by minority

 

Is there a monitoring body controlling whether schools respect gender equality? Is there a complaint mechanism for gender discrimination?

Article 10 (a), CEDAW; Article 12 (1) (e), Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa.

Linked to: Monitoring (Governance Framework), Gender obstacles (Accessibility).

A3.4.2.

Are girls and boys given the same opportunity to speak in and outside classes? Do girls generally receive lower marks than boys? 

by primary/ secondary/ tertiary level

by region

by rural/urban

by minority

   

Article 10 (a), CEDAW; Article 12 (1) (a), Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa.

Linked to: Monitoring (Governance Framework), Gender obstacles (Accessibility).

A3.4.3.

What is the proportion of pictures of men/women in textbooks? Is the representation of both sexes unbiased? Are household activities not only confined to women and important positions not only occupied by men?  Are females portrayed as inferior and males as superior in textbooks? Are girls encouraged to take more vocational and less technical courses than boys? Are there campaigns to combat stereotypes?

by primary/ secondary/ tertiary level

by region

by rural/urban

by minority

 

Is there a monitoring body controlling whether textbooks include stereotypes?

Article 10 (c), CEDAW; Article 12 (1) (b) and (2) (b), Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa.

Linked to: Monitoring (Governance Framework), Gender obstacles (Accessibility).

A3.4.4.

Do children often experience violence and sexual harassment at school? Are there campaigns to combat abuses against children? Are steps taken to rehabilitate abused children?

by primary/ secondary/ tertiary level

by region

by rural/urban

by minority

 

Can abused children complain before an independent body?

Articles 7, ICCPR; Article 12 (1) (c) and (d), Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa.

Linked to: Monitoring (Governance Framework), Gender obstacles (Accessibility).