The challenges which young girls face in participating in education are generally well known. Some of them are rooted in religious and traditional practices, the patrilineal nature of many Nigerian societies and age long stereotyping.
Chrisland University is one of the 75 private universities that have been licenced by the Government of Nigeria. The University was established in 2015 and is located in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The current Vice Chancellor of the institution is Professor Chinedum Peace Babalola, a pharmaceutical chemist
The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (formerly called the Education Trust Fund), established through the TETFund Act in 2011, has been at the forefront of improving the quality of teaching and learning infrastructure, research and development activities, staff capacity building and academic book publishing in the Nigerian public tertiary education institutions.