Gender mainstreaming

Girls and women are generally at a disadvantage in education. Therefore, DAARTT contributes to gender equity through the deliberate emphasis on building schools for girls and dormitories for female students.

Important elements to ensuring that schools and dormitories are suitable for girls and women are the availability of water supply and sanitation facilities and protection through boundary walls as well as suitable locations of buildings.

Proper facilities make it easier to attract female teachers – which can also play a role in promoting girls’ enrolment and attendance.

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DAARTT activities work directly in support of Resolution 1325…