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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Education Sector has organised a Virtual Validation Meeting on the Draft Final Report of Feasibility Study on Gender Equality in Education in the ECOWAS Region.


The acting Principal Programme Officer (PPO) Education and Training, ECOWAS Commission, Mrs. Aisha Usman, presenting the concept note, drew attention to the fact that getting quality education is key to improving people’s lives and sustainable development, as education is the foundation for breaking the cycle of poverty and achieving gender equality.


The draft contained analysis matrix of mechanisms, strategies, policies, programmes, activities for the promotion of gender equality in education in the ECOWAS member states.