Nairobi - The Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) in partnership with the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) held an award ceremony on 7th July 2016, at the FAWE conference room in Kilimani, Nairobi. The award ceremony recognized the three top most significant change stories coming out of a competition to identify innovative programmes that have greatly contributed to advancing girls’ participation in secondary education in Africa. The findings of the competition will also provide the basis for the development of a compendium of best practices on gender equity in education and training programmes.
Thirty-three key people attended the ceremony, among them were the representatives of the Ministry of Education of Burundi, Mali, Senegal, Uganda and Zambia as well as representatives of ADEA and FAWE national chapters. The ceremony began with the remarks from FAWE Executive Director, Ms. Hendrina Doroba, who welcomed all participants and acknowledged that the event was made possible by the strong partnership between ADEA and FAWE. More