American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

Difficulties and Resilience of the Girls Sent to School in the Secondary Cycle of Education: Investigations Carried out with the Teachers of High Schools in Brazzaville in Congo

This article leans on data gathered throngh questionnaire to teachers' sample of secondary cycle about school difficulties encountered by the girls sent to school in their course. The analysis of these data allowed to highlight school difficulties of the girls and the factors determining their success. Difficulties met by the girls are of different kinds: school, family, social, psychological, cultural. According to teachers the girls meet the same difficulties as the boys in their school course. The boys take out better because they are less vulnerable than the girls. However, the girls who succeed in spite of difficulties owe it especially to their determination and their representation of the school as factor of further education and of empowerment.

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