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Kenya's HIV/AIDS Education Sector Policy : Implications for Orphaned and Vulnerable Children and the Teaching of HIV/AIDS Education
(Hiroshima University Center for the Study of International Cooperation, 2009)
This paper results from a study conducted in 2005-2006 on “the 2004 HIV/AIDS Education Sector Policy". It investigates the practical implications of the policy document in addressing provisions related to orphaned and ...
Gendered constructions of citizenship: young Kenyans’ negotiations of rights discourses
(Taylor & Francis, 2012-02)
This paper contributes to the study of citizenship by interrogating how young people in Nairobi (Chege and Arnot 2012) perceive their rights of citizenship. It builds on previous analyses of the connections between gender, ...
Developing ethical and democratic citizens in a post-colonial context: citizenship education in Kenya
(Taylor & Francis, 2011)
BackgroundYouth citizenship is now on the : international agenda with African countries increasingly interrogating their national perspectives on citizenship andcitizenship education. In this emergent field of research, ...
Education and Empowerment of Girls against Gender-based Violence
(CICE Hiroshima University, 2007)
Violence may be defined generally as the mechanism by which unequal power relations are maintained through the infliction of physical or emotional pain on one person by another. However, gender violence takes on a more ...
Declining Boys’ Participation and Performance in Kenyan Schools: Are Girls’ Education Projects Influencing New Forms of Masculinities?
(Academic Journals, 2014)
This study was designed to interrogate the basic assumption that boys in specific regions in Kenya were –compared with girls– beginning to underperform in school attendance, performance and completion rates. The study took ...
Gender and Education For All: the leap to equality
(Taylor & Francis, 200)
Perceptions of parents and teachers on constructions masculinities among primary schoolboys Kirinyaga and Nairobi Counties, Kenya
This paper focuses on perceptions of teachers and parents on the constructions of masculinities among schoolboys vis-a-vis schoolgirls in Kirinyaga and Nairobi counties. The paper is derived from a study conducted 2011 and ...