Teachers for change

Supporting teachers for gender-transformative education in South Sudan

Fecha de publicación: 16 Diciembre 2019
Autor/a: Elysia Buchanan

Education can be a powerful tool to transform harmful gender norms and stereotypes and address sexual and gender-based violence. Yet, in South Sudan women, men, girls and boys all face distinct challenges in accessing quality education.

This report argues for increase investment in education in South Sudan, particularly focused on supporting, reinforcing and harnessing its potential to promote gender equality.

As teachers are the most important school-level factor for improving learning, supporting their wellbeing and investing in their training and resources – working closely with communities – can have powerful transformative impacts for communities.