Tuesday, October 1, 2019

THIRD Youth Capacity Building Workshop on Girl’s Education in Africa

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3rd Youth Capacity Building Workshop on Girl’s Education in Africa
Deadline: 07th October, 2019.
The African Union/International Centre for Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa (AU/CIEFFA) is seeking applications for its Youth Capacity Building Workshop on Girl’s Education in Africa.
This year, the 3rd batch of the Workshop will take place in Accra, Ghana from 26 to 29 November 2019 under the theme: “Young Women’s Leadership to Advance Girls’ and Women’s Education in Africa”.

The African Union – International Centre for the Education of Girls and Women in Africa (AU/CIEFFA) is a specialized institution of the African Union since 2004, dealing with women and girls’ education following Decision Assembly/AU/DEC.44 (III). The centre is located in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

AU/CIEFFA has been established under the Department of Human Resources Science and Technology at the African Union Commission to coordinate the promotion of girls and women’s education in Africa, with a view of achieving their economic, social and cultural empowerment.

This 3rd Capacity Building workshop for African Youth will put special emphasis on specific objectives including the following:
To inform and sensitize the youth on the state-of play of issue pertaining to girls’ and women’s education in the continent despite various efforts made by African countries.
To understand the obstacles and barrier hindering girls to access and stay at school until she complete her higher education in order to address girls and women’s Education.
To deepen their knowledge on gender stereotyping in studying and job sector usually affected more by boys and men such as the STEM, ICT, TVET Male-dominated jobs.
To equip them with some advocacy tools such as the leadership, entrepreneurship, negotiation, public speaking as efficient weapons to facilitate their work within the community as girls ‘education’s Champions.
To build a strong network of African young women and men sharing the same vision to change mindset on gender equality and equity in the educational system by 2063.

Eligibility Criteria
The workshop aims to bring together young women and men who will be representatives of the 5 regions of Africa. The participants will be selected through a call for applications open to all based on the selection criteria as follows:
Young African (women and men) aged 21 to 35 year old;
Young girls and men with educational/professional background or interest sector/field or in any other relevant field.
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How to Apply
Applicants can apply via given website.
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