Women's Education in Developing Countries: Barriers, Benefits, and Policies

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Despite the great expansion of educational opportunities worldwide during the past thirty years, women in most developing countries still receive less schooling than men. Yet there is compelling evidence that the education of girls and women promotes both individual and national well-being. An example is the strong link between a woman's education and her employment and income. Another is that better-educated women bear fewer children, who have better chances of surviving infancy, of being healthy, and of attending school. ...

Women's Education in Developing Countries: Barriers, Benefits, and Policies 1993, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801845345

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