Beyond Access: Transforming policy and practice for gender equality in education (2005)


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Publication Date: 2005
Author/Publisher: Oxfam, Beyond Access Project, Edited by Sheila Aikman and Elaine Unterhalter
Language: English
ISBN: 0855985291

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This book presents a vision of a transformational education which would promote social change, enable girls to achieve their full potential, and contribute to the creation of a just and democratic society. Contributors to this book examine the extent and causes of gender-based inequality in education; analyse government policies and their implications for women's empowerment; and report on original field-work in a range of local contexts where gender-equality initiatives have flourished.


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