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15 August 2013

HSRC to look at gender barriers at SA schools

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

The barriers girls and women teachers face at schools will inform a new national policy on gender equity in education, which is being developed by the Human Sciences Research Council.

While the gender gap is narrowing in access to education and academic performance, a significant number of girls are not finishing school, and not enough senior positions (such as those of principal) are occupied by women.

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Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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