By making education supplies free, it takes one more weight off of the adult's shoulders.
Vincent Hugeux, « Simone Gbagbo, femme fatale », L'Express, 20 fév 2003.
It also states that the school life expectancy for males is ten years, whereas for girls it is eight years.
Out of the 156 countries with both HDI and GDI values, 150 countries have a better ratio than Ivory Coast's.
Today's northern Ivory Coast was at the periphery of the and the great medieval states of the , while with Portuguese from the 1460s and later French colonial expansion, women of the southern regions experienced wars of colonialism and resistance firsthand.
A pro government group, the CFPCI is led by former Sports Minister Geneviève Bro-Grebé, and allied to the "" student organisation, itself accused of fomenting violence against those perceived as disloyal to the government, including rape.