Maputo Protocol, Article 12(2)

States Parties shall take specific positive action to:  

  • promote literacy among women;
  • promote education and training for women at all levels and in all disciplines, particularly in the fields of science and technology;  
  • promote the enrolment and retention of girls in schools and other training institutions and the organisation of programmes for women who leave school prematurely.

CEDAW, Article 10

  • States Parties shall take all appropriate measures to eliminate discrimination against women in order to ensure to them equal rights with men in the field of education.