Improving girl's ability to complete secondary school through peer intervention in the Mukuru slum, Nairobi Kenya

Abstract

Data from African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) shows girls living in slums rarely complete secondary education. Barriers to education are enhanced by social, cultural, and structural factors. Parents often... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. Peter Chacha Musya Baru (U-Tena Performing Artists - Youth Organization, Nairobi, Kenya1, U-Tena Arts and Education Society, Vancouver, Canada 2)
  2. Caitlin Johnston (U-Tena Arts and Education Society, Vancouver, Canada)
  3. Michael Onchuru (African Population and Health Research Center)

Topic Area

II. Urban Health at the intersection of urban environment, social determinants and places

Session

PBAIC-O-08 » Place Based Actions to Prevent Disease and Promote Health In Cities (10:45 - Sunday, 3rd April, TBA)

Paper

Girlseducationchallenges.docx

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