Achieving an education in the poorest countries is difficult. Both infrastructures and human resources may be lacking, and the demand for education may be low. Moreover, the prevailing gender norms may be biased against women, leading to severe imbalances in access to education and higher-return jobs. This brief reports on an intervention consisting in male and female college students visiting elementary schools in Somalia, with the aim of increasing educational aspirations and reducing gender inequality.
Serra, Danila (2021). Female Role Model Impact on the Gender Attitudes of Children: Evidence from Elementary Schools in Somalia. Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics & Public Policy. Available electronically from https://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/192665.
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