Education in Guinea-Bissau


Education in Guinea-Bissau

Education is compulsory from the age of 7 to 13. [http://www.dol.gov/ilab/media/reports/iclp/tda2001/guinea-bissau.htm "Guinea-Bissau"] . "2001 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor". Bureau of International Labor Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor (2002). "This article incorporates text from this source, which is in the public domain.] In 1998, the gross primary enrollment rate was 53.5 percent, with higher enrollment ratio for males (67.7 percent) compared to females (40 percent). As of 2001, Guinea-Bissau was continuing to recover from the civil conflict of 1999, which displaced one-third of the population, destroyed many schools, and prevented most young children from attending school for at least half a year.

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