A gender audit was carried out to assess the extent to which the
education system in Nepal is making progress on gender equality. The
three main objectives were to; review key gender issues in schools,
assess the School Sector Reform Programme (SSRP) and related plans and
processes, and analyse institutional gender issues affecting the
This report contains the findings of the audit, which will feed into the
medium-term review of the SSRP. The audit design was aimed at ensuring
the validity of data and rigour in analysis. The consultants collected
and analysed primary and secondary data from relevant sources at the
national, district and school levels. Approximately 80 stakeholders were
interviewed and many documents and study reports were analysed.
Terry, G.; Thapa, N. Assignment Report: Gender Audit of Nepal’s School Sector Reform Programme. Human Development Resource Centre, UK (2012) 98 pp.