Gender and Education in Tanzanian Schools

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Mary Mboya, Stella Bendera
Dar es Salaam University Press, 1998 - Social Science - 153 pages
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The major critical areas obstructing the development of education for girls, are here documented. This book is the result of research on gender issues in Tanzanian schools, both at primary and secondary school levels, between 1994 and 1996. Topics covered include how traditional and cultural practices affect girl's education; pupil and teacher interaction; the use of corporal punishment; critical issues of curriculum development; placement of students into arts and science; the role of knowledge in gender policy formulation and the participation of girls in scientific, technical and vocational education.

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Contents

Does a Gender Problem Exist in Primary Education
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Girls Primary Schooling and Puberty in Tanzania
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A Gender Perspective on Violence Its Form
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