Gender Feminism and the Girl-Child


  • Ojukwu John Nwaji Department of Educational Foundations Federal College of Education (Technical),Omoku, Rivers State, Nigeria.


The issue of girl-child education is a global concern even though its negative impact is much more pronounced in the
third world countries. For the past two decades or more, conferences, seminars and workshops have been organized to discuss
gender-feminism and girl-child education in national development. The central theme of such discussions centered mostly on the
need to raise the status of women and bring them into the developmental process as equal partners with men. This paper
examines the role of women in national development, education of girl child, the implication of girl-child education on national
development. This paper suggests strategies for maximizing the contributions of women to national development through girlchild


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Nwaji, O. J. (2011). Gender Feminism and the Girl-Child. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 1(4), 91. Retrieved from