Desk study: main trends and analysis on out of school children in the MENA region
Equitas Education, Save The Children, UNICEF and World Food Programme
Equitas education was commissioned by Save the Children, UNICEF, and the World Food Programme, to carry out a study the study on out-of-school children in the MENA region, covering 2015-2020. The study’s focus countries are Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Palestine, Turkey, and Yemen over the years 2015-2020. The study focuses on four specific areas of inquiry.
- Documenting the main trends of OOSC, including their numbers, profiles, and locations;
- Analysing the barriers and motivating factors that prevent or facilitate children’s participation and retention in education;
- Understanding the nature of policies and programmes in the study areas that target access, retention and learning outcomes for OOSC;
- Recommending specific areas for further study and identifying potential responses to the findings and conclusions.