Consolidated Equity Strategy for the School Education Sector in Nepal

  • P Project/Program

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Key Information

The Consolidated Equity Strategy for the School Education Sector in Nepal aims to strengthen equity in the education sector, and through that within the Nepalese society, as the reform will focus on girls and women and children from educationally deprived groups so that they will participate equally and attain equitable results. 

Targeted strengthening of sanitary facilities to create gender sensitive and safe learning environment (Page 31)

5 priority minimum enabling conditions were condensed from these MECs (teacher, classroom, separate girls toilet with water and sanitation's, textbook and separate book corner in every class” (Page 14)

Lead Implementing Government(s)



South Asia


Government Affiliation

Government-affiliated program


2014 -


Not applicable or unknown

Ministry Affiliation

Ministry of Education


Not applicable or unknown

COVID-19 Response


Geographic Scope


Areas of Work Back to Top

Education areas


  • Primary enrollment
  • Secondary Enrollment

Cross-cutting areas

  • Gender equality
  • WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene)

Program participants

Target Audience(s)

Boys in school, Girls (both in school and out of school), Other community members - female, Other community members - male


6 - 16

School Enrolment Status

Not applicable or unknown

School Level

  • Lower primary
  • Upper primary
  • Lower secondary
  • Upper secondary

Other populations reached

Not applicable or unknown

Participants include

Not applicable or unknown

Program Approaches Back to Top

Community engagement/advocacy/sensitization

  • General awareness-raising/community engagement

Life skills education

  • Sexual and reproductive health (including puberty education)

School-related gender-based violence

  • Safe and welcoming schools
  • Safe transportation
  • Support in and around schools (e.g. peer counseling, adult-to-student counseling)

Water and sanitation

  • Construction/improvement of toilets (combined use)

Program Goals Back to Top

Education goals

  • Improved academic skills (literacy and numeracy)
  • Increased grade attainment
  • Increased school enrolment (general)

Cross-cutting goals

  • More equitable gender attitudes and norms