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Step by Step: Navigating Boyhood in Sub-Saharan Africa

Building on existing data and reports and with new qualitative and quantitative data from experts in the field, this report describes the landscape of challenges and expectations that boys face as they grow older across sub-Saharan Africa, including growing disengagement from schools and education, gendered use of violence against children, the pressures of child labor, and normative expectations around growing up to be strong and self-reliant.


Access the full report in English below. An executive summary of the report is available in French here.