Indaba Conference—”Keep-the-Girls-In-School (KGS): Gender Responsive and Transformative Education”

May 17–19, 2023

Lusaka, Zambia

Event Website

From 17th to 19th May 2023, the Bakhita Partnership for Education (BPE) will convene the “Keep-the-Girls in School” Indaba to consider the state of girls’ education in Africa in the wake of the unprecedented school closures caused by COVID-19. Conference participants will discuss actions to put Africa on track for promoting the development of gender-responsive education systems and targeted actions to ensure girls’ continuity of learning, retention in school and to transform education for the challenges and opportunities of our time. The Conference has been developed for policymakers and practitioners in education, including those directly involved in the design and implementation of gender-responsive education systems.

Sessions & Speakers

  1. Thursday 05/18

      Action Track 8 | 10:30 am–12:30 pm |

      “The impact of Covid on the mental health of girls”


      Session Lead: Population Council Kenya


      Presenters: Dr. Kui Muraya and Eva Muluve

    • Friday 05/19

        Panel | 10:30–11:30 am |

        “The moral imperative for gender-responsive education
        transformation: The rights of women and girls—Joint call to action”




        • Bro. Casio Aizire, Association of the Religious in
        • Fr. Paul Igweta, AMECEA
        • Nachela Chelwa, Population Council Zambia
      Go to Top