Female teachers, headteachers and supervisors as a percentage of total number of teachers, headteachers and supervisors respectively in a given level of education (includes full-time and part-time teachers)


Female teachers are important as they serve as role models to girls and help to attract and retain girls in school. Female headteachers and supervisors are important to ensure that a gender perspective is fully incorporated in schools

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Human Rights Standards: 

Article 10 (a) & 11 (1), Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women; Article 12 (1) (a), Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa; Article (6) (2), Protocol of San Salvador

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Levels of disaggregation: 
Level of Education, Region, Urban/Rural, Public/Private