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Education and gender norm change

Toolkit/guidelines

Written by Rachel Marcus

Hero image description: Children at Kapuri School, South Sudan Image credit:UN Image license:CC-BY-NC-ND

This thematic guide brings together evidence to unpack the concepts around gender norm change and educational processes, highlighting: 

•    gender norms and educational access 
•    gender norms and educational achievement
•    education as a driver of gender norm change
•    case studies 
•    useful resources: toolkits and further reading

While this guide focuses on formal education, it does include details about informal education in relation to girls’ clubs. The guide sets out the links between education, empowerment and gender norm change, and includes an interactive diagram exploring standard, accelerated and interrupted routes to gender norm change.  

Children at Kapuri School, South Sudan
Rachel Marcus