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FAWE Burundi

Legal status of FAWE / BURUNDI.

The Forum of African Women Educationalists, FAWE / Burundi acronym, is a non-profit, apolitical governed by the laws in force in Burundi.
It was approved by Ministerial Order No. 530/731 of 4 September 1998.

  It is composed of women educators of high education or liability and others won to the cause of education.
The mission of the FAWE / Burundi is to promote girls' education and women's development.
It is the development of girls and women for the development and promotion of equity and equality in gender in education at all levels of education.

  The objectives of FAWE / Burundi

  The overall objective of FAWE / Burundi is to promote gender equity and gender equality in the Burundian education system with particular attention to the hard access, retention and performance of girls in schools.

Specific objectives

In partnership with the Department with the Ministry of Education by the cooperation agreement of 8 February 2005, and with other organizations and people involved in education, human rights, gender issues and development FAWE / Burundi is working to:

  •  Identify gaps and imbalances that affect the Burundian education system gender and barriers to education for girls and women to find appropriate strategies to address them,
  •  Develop a program of advocacy and sensitization of all stakeholders for increased participation of girls and women to education,
  •  Advocate for public authorities to make basic education compulsory
  •  Stop strategies for the development of academic and academic skills of girls and women on the one hand and improving performance at all levels on the other hand,
  •  Encourage them to attend long training courses, including science and technology,
  •  Develop the spirit of leadership and decision-making among girls and women through programs of capacity building,
  • To sensitize officials to promote more women to senior positions so that they serve as reference models for girls and young women,
  •  Advocate with government and donors to allocate more resources to the education of girls
  •  Create links on educational research, policy, planning and design of educational programs.