EDUCATION
National Girls' Symposium Engagement Poll part 2
12 questions polled on this topic
53% response rate
7,920 responded out of 14,846 polled
Feb 11. 2019
Dear U-Reporter, Do you think that educating a girl child is more expensive than educating a boy child? Reply YES or NO
Feb 11. 2019
Please tell us why you think it is more expensive to educate a girl child than a boy child?
Feb 11. 2019
In your community, how are girls from poor or disadvantaged families helped or supported to go to school, stay in school and complete school?
Feb 11. 2019
Please tell us, why is the change of negative cultural values, customs and traditions very slow?
Feb 11. 2019
What are some of the cultural practices in your community that are stopping girls from attending school and leading to drop out of school?
Feb 11. 2019
What can be done to have men and boys as ALLIES or supporters to girls and women as they push for women’s empowerment and gender equality?
Feb 11. 2019
Please share with us examples of how boys and men have supported girls education in your community
Feb 11. 2019
Dear U-Reporter, R the schools & education institutions in your community friendly to leaners with Special Leaning Needs e.g blind, deaf, lame? Reply YES or NO
Feb 11. 2019
In your community, what challenges do leaners with Special Needs Education face in accessing/getting Education?
Feb 11. 2019
What are the good practices on Special Needs Education being implemented in schools in your community?
Feb 11. 2019
What should be done to improve education of children with Special Needs in your community?
Feb 11. 2019
Response 12 Final responses

POLL RESULTS

FEB 11. 2019
Dear U-Reporter, Do you think that educating a girl child is more expensive than educating a boy child? Reply YES or NO
7,920 responded out of 14,846 polled
Female
57%
Yes
 
Yes
43%
No
 
No

Male
60%
Yes
 
Yes
40%
No
 
No
0-14
64%
Yes
 
Yes
36%
No
 
No

15-19
64%
Yes
 
Yes
36%
No
 
No

20-24
62%
Yes
 
Yes
38%
No
 
No

25-30
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No

31-34
50%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No

35+
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No
59%
Yes
 
Yes
41%
No
 
No
FEB 11. 2019
Please tell us why you think it is more expensive to educate a girl child than a boy child?
3,597 responded out of 4,698 polled
girls
need
boys
needs
girl
child
requirements
pads
boy
many
school
alot
like
expensive
care
things
money
can
much
agirl
lot
coz
attention
materials
sanitary
compared
require
special
personal
etc
basic
pocket
parents
extra
eg
aboy
se
buying
requires
get
enough
education
yes
time
educate
ov
use
boyz
men
take
FEB 11. 2019
In your community, how are girls from poor or disadvantaged families helped or supported to go to school, stay in school and complete school?
5,422 responded out of 6,819 polled
school
girls
helped
help
support
schools
education
parents
given
giving
ngos
like
fees
supported
girl
community
get
bursaries
poor
upe
child
government
families
use
can
go
pads
way
others
ngo
providing
materials
needs
stay
free
money
scholarships
complete
organisations
people
relatives
well
children
thru
also
guidance
give
good
drop
scholastic
FEB 11. 2019
Please tell us, why is the change of negative cultural values, customs and traditions very slow?
4,448 responded out of 5,422 polled
people
cultural
culture
lack
change
still
due
values
education
believe
coz
poor
many
customs
leaders
community
ignorance
slow
negative
parents
se
low
don
world
girls
much
traditions
cultures
traditional
sensitisation
elders
western
communities
poverty
high
know
modern
think
dont
da
rigid
can
now
sensitization
want
time
becoz
bse
among
tradition
FEB 11. 2019
What are some of the cultural practices in your community that are stopping girls from attending school and leading to drop out of school?
4,074 responded out of 4,448 polled
early
marriage
girls
marriages
girl
parents
forced
school
child
get
married
cultural
wealth
female
education
home
money
work
like
boys
family
community
etc
source
poverty
bride
lack
people
go
price
poor
young
circumcision
domestic
genital
can
children
age
mutilation
fgm
think
will
still
believe
drop
traditional
force
none
pregnancy
educating
FEB 11. 2019
What can be done to have men and boys as ALLIES or supporters to girls and women as they push for women’s empowerment and gender equality?
3,473 responded out of 4,074 polled
girls
men
women
boys
girl
education
child
gender
equality
educating
community
equal
can
sensitization
sensitisation
support
early
importance
laws
people
rights
teaching
empowerment
giving
need
school
also
educated
educate
parents
da
work
know
encouraging
must
like
marriage
government
help
sensitising
awareness
teach
value
encourage
values
making
schools
marriages
put
right
FEB 11. 2019
Please share with us examples of how boys and men have supported girls education in your community
3,064 responded out of 3,473 polled
girls
school
men
boys
fees
education
girl
paying
giving
like
child
schools
materials
help
providing
helping
community
pay
encouraging
early
support
women
pads
work
sharing
groups
sch
books
scholastic
group
can
also
go
needs
etc
dem
discussion
parents
buying
taking
class
children
stay
sisters
study
supporting
advice
give
marriage
fathers
FEB 11. 2019
Dear U-Reporter, R the schools & education institutions in your community friendly to leaners with Special Leaning Needs e.g blind, deaf, lame? Reply YES or NO
2,974 responded out of 3,064 polled
Female
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No

Male
54%
Yes
 
Yes
46%
No
 
No
0-14
88%
Yes
 
Yes
12%
No
 
No

15-19
68%
Yes
 
Yes
32%
No
 
No

20-24
58%
Yes
 
Yes
42%
No
 
No

25-30
50%
Yes
 
Yes
50%
No
 
No

31-34
56%
Yes
 
Yes
44%
No
 
No

35+
48%
Yes
 
Yes
52%
No
 
No
55%
Yes
 
Yes
45%
No
 
No
FEB 11. 2019
In your community, what challenges do leaners with Special Needs Education face in accessing/getting Education?
2,795 responded out of 2,974 polled
lack
teachers
special
schools
school
materials
needs
learning
facilities
long
poor
like
blind
education
distance
enough
trained
discrimination
children
transport
don
people
support
deaf
fees
lame
can
learners
distances
community
parents
students
use
care
luck
need
fellow
etc
attention
access
help
dont
equipments
face
stigma
handle
inadequate
trs
also
teaching
FEB 11. 2019
What are the good practices on Special Needs Education being implemented in schools in your community?
2,502 responded out of 2,795 polled
special
needs
school
teachers
schools
giving
education
providing
nothing
like
good
none
children
care
lame
materials
people
given
learning
students
teaching
help
provision
community
learners
blind
need
books
can
free
etc
building
sports
also
others
use
equal
latrines
chairs
disabled
support
toilets
sign
wheel
attention
deaf
one
activities
construction
encouraging
FEB 11. 2019
What should be done to improve education of children with Special Needs in your community?
2,336 responded out of 2,502 polled
special
schools
needs
teachers
children
providing
school
education
government
provide
materials
learning
need
facilities
building
community
training
like
people
enough
provision
support
giving
can
trained
train
care
build
parents
handle
help
free
put
gov
basic
dem
given
good
give
also
trs
etc
scholastic
sch
teaching
learners
well
construction
da
constructing
FEB 11. 2019
Response 12 Final responses
1,251 responded out of 2,336 polled
welcome
ok
thank
thanks
special
ur
okay
need
needs
education
will
also
can
children
good
school
help
pleasure
like
schools
yes
us
people
girls
teachers
providing
re
time
reporter
take
always
come
get
please
support
community
thanx
well
wellcome
day
give
given
yo
alright
giving
learning
may
one
welkam
care

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