HRC Summary - Benin

Le résumé des informations de la société civile aborde la question de l'éducation aux points 47 et 48

Excerpts from the summary by the High Commissioner for Human Rightse

47. FI (Franciscans International) noted that boys are given preference where education is concerned. As a result, many children are not enrolled in schools. Some go with their parents to the pasturing grounds.

48. L’OMCT (World Organization Against Torture) recommended that the Government of Benin reinforce the action of NGOs working for the promotion and the defence of women's rights by investing towards the elimination of illiteracy, the education and instruction of girls and women, notablyy in the northern part of the State.

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