16 March 2017

Eritrea: Women's Participation in Higher Education Increases

Asmara — Reports of the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) indicate that as a result of wider access to education thorough out the nation, the participation of women in higher education has witnessed remarkable progress.

Documents of the union further highlight that women's participation in secondary schools has increased by 43.3% while that of tertiary education by 37.1%. The document indicates that despite the increased number of women's enrolment in schools, harmful practices are still the main hindering factors for higher number of women's participation in education.

Moreover, in line with the expansion of wider training opportunities, women's participation in all work areas has witnessed commendable progress.


More Messages of Congratulations

The leaders of the Republic of Egypt, Russian Federation, Federal Republic of Germany and Democratic People's Republic… Read more »

See What Everyone is Watching

Copyright © 2017 Shabait.com. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 800 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.