Project ID 582RAF1000

The project aims to advance gender equality by reducing the gender gaps in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education and careers. It aims to increase girls' and women's participation and achievement in STEM education, and strengthen national capacities to provide quality gender-responsive STEM education. In line with UNESCO's Priority Africa, the project seeks to involve 5 participating countries from Anglophone Africa. The project takes a regional approach, which aims for South-South learning and cooperation, and will also engage the African Union.

  • On-going

USD 100,000

Total Project Budget

USD 61,129

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2020.12.04
End Date 2023.04.30
Benchmark as of 2022.12.31

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Education Bulgaria 100,000 61,129

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Education
Outcome 1 - Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Output: 1.ED2 - Gender transformative education systems empower learners, ensure safe learning environments and address the educational barriers, particularly for girls and women, exacerbated by the learning crisis
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 90%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 100%
  • Priority Africa | 90%