G8 Kananaskis Africa Action Plan

Sectors : Gender and social development, Political governance, Primary and basic education
Organisation : G8
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Commitments in: Governance - Political governance

“II. Strengthening Institutions and Governance

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...2.5 Supporting African efforts to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women – including by:

• Supporting African efforts to achieve equal participation of African women in all aspects of the NEPAD process and in fulfilling the NEPAD objectives; and,

• Supporting the application of gender main-streaming in all policies and programmes.”


Commitments in: Education - Primary and basic education

“V. Expanding Knowledge: Improving and Promoting Education and Expanding Digital Opportunities

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...5.2 Supporting efforts to ensure equal access to education by women and girls – including by:

• Providing scholarships and other educational support for women and girls; and,

• Supporting African efforts to break down social, cultural and other barriers to equal access by women and girls to educational opportunities.”