A High level Gender Mainstreaming Capacity Development Workshop was organized by MoE on 12 and 13 December.
Read about it by selecting the "Workshop Highlights" button to the right.
Please read in our general Brochure about the MoE's task areas in Gender.
The brochure focuses on Vision and Mission,
Gender goals in ESDPIV, Achievements, Strategies to ensure Gender Equality, Major Challenges to Gender Equality in Education, and
example initiatives to support the vision.
Download recent studies related to Gender in Education. Abstracts:
Social Assessment for the Education Sector, Ethiopia
A study conducted by DfID with Field Reports prepared by
Elizabeth Mekonnen and Bizuayehu Feye (Somali & Amhara), and
Demissie Gudissa and Anteneh Getachew (Gambella & SNNPR), published 17 April 2011.
The report presents a Social Policy Review, key social issues affecting education and equity, and specifies vulnerable groups.
Also, policy and programmes adessing equity constraints are highlighted, and conclusions and recommendations presented.
Details of the Field Reports are in the Annexes.
National Girls' Education Strategy
This document of August 2010 contains a Situational Analysis of Female Education in Ethiopia, presents Strategic Directions for Promoting Girls’ Education,
and specifies the Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of the Strategy
Achieving Gender Parity in Education
The study's objective was to analyze the factors affecting the policies and
programs on girls’ education and to develop a concise policy brief on girls’ education in
Ethiopia that will enable the Federal and Regional governments as well as other
stakeholders supporting the education system in the country to operate more effectively.
Female Students' Academic Achievement and Causes of Attrition
A study published in March 2009 about policy intervention on factors affecting female students’ academic achievements and causes of attrition
in Higher Education learning institutions in Ethiopia. The main purpose of the study is to assess and identify the root internal and external
causes of higher attrition rate and lower academic performance of female students
compared to male students in the universities and to identify core problems for policy
makers and educational planners.