DR Congo

Helpdesk Report K4D: Barriers to education for girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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Question

  • Based on the available literature, what are the barriers hindering access to education and what are the reasons for low attainment or achievement levels for girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)? How have other countries overcome challenges for girls’ education?

Contents

  1. Summary

  2. Background

  3. Finance/poverty

  4. Violence

  5. School quality/textbooks

  6. Girls education programmes in the DRC

  7. Adolescence

  8. Data from highland areas in DRC

  9. Tackling barriers: learning from other low-income countries

  10. References