Girl youngster training: COL places Bangladesh, India, Pakistan in focus



    GIRLS Inspire Report 2

    A current report by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) examined the influence of abilities coaching and training for girls and ladies empowerment in Bangladesh, India and Pakistan.

    COL’s Communications Manager, Dr Obinna Okwelume, in a press release on Wednesday in Abuja, mentioned that the report documented the baseline-endline examine of COL’s GIRLS Inspire – Reaching the Unreached (RtU) undertaking.

    He mentioned it was based mostly on knowledge collected throughout actions undertaken to coach unreached ladies and ladies within the chosen international locations.

    “This is a valuable report because it not only gives us hard data about the number of girls trained, but also presents human interest stories which show the impact that the RtU project has had on the lives of the girls and their families, ” the assertion quoted COL President, Prof.  Asha Kanwar as saying.

    Okwelume mentioned that, in evaluating the baseline and endline knowledge regarding ladies’s and ladies’ empowerment, the report discovered that the key causes for girls and ladies dropping out of college had been poverty, youngster marriage and being prohibited by their households from attending faculty.

    He mentioned that the report revealed lady’s or woman’s want for tertiary training correlated along with her remaining degree of education.

    Funded by the Government of Australia, the RtU undertaking aimed to achieve ladies and ladies who had been prevented from attending faculty, by obstacles akin to early marriage, cultural norms and distance from colleges, in distant and deprived communities of Bangladesh, India and Pakistan.

    The undertaking offered training and coaching in market-demanded abilities and linked ladies and ladies to sustainable livelihoods alternatives.

    COL is an intergovernmental organisation created by Commonwealth Heads of Government to advertise the event and sharing of open studying and distance training data, sources and applied sciences.