Increasing Girls’ Enrollment in Somalia
Sustainable Development Goals: 4, 5
- SDG 4 - Quality Education
- SDG 5 - Gender Equality
Describes the need for an Education in Emergencies (EiE) intervention in Somalia's Hiran, the challenges faced by Save the Children in project implementation, the outcomes of the three-month long program, and lessons learned. The project focused on addressing key issues such as low retention rates among children and teachers and supporting ongoing capacity building for community education authorities who acted in lieu of a Ministry of Education. The program improved relevance of the curriculum to conflict-affected children and access to emergency education while increasing the retention of teachers all of which improved quality of teaching and learning and capacity of communities to support education in emergencies.