Ensuring Gender Equality Education through Awareness Creation among Community Members.” A case of Igwamanoni Village,Kahama District

Peter, Editha (2013) Ensuring Gender Equality Education through Awareness Creation among Community Members.” A case of Igwamanoni Village,Kahama District. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Abstract

The Present Project was done in Igwamanoni Village following the Community Assessment Needs (CAN) in which the problems and needs were identified and prioritized. The CNA revealed the following 4 problems; lack of infrastructures, lack of water, Ignorance, Gender segregation and lack of health centers. The identified needs included need for the improvement of the infrastructures, improved access to health services, improvement of water supply and ensuring gender equality in education which was also identified as the most pressing need. The overall objective in this study was to improve girls’ education accessibility through gender equality awareness creation among community members. Igwamanoni community was capacitated and know ledged on gender equality issues, includes human right to be able create equality in accessing opportunities for both sexes. Outcomes of the project includes improved the capacity of targeted men and boys to act as change agents for gender equality, enhanced knowledge of targeted men and boys on becoming equal partners and sensitizing men and boys regarding their roles and responsibilities in promotion of gender equality. In assessing project implementation outcomes, 61% of women and girls witnessed their male counter parts to receive the knowledge on gender equality 49% witnessing their counterpart to show changes example stopped beating their wives.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 370 Education
Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Centre for Economics and Community Economic Development
Depositing User: Mr Habibu V. Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2016 06:15
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2016 06:15
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/1026

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