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Girls’ Education in the 21st Century: Gender Equality, Empowerment, and Economic Growth (2009)

Gender equality is not just a women’s issue, it is a development issue.

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©The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development / The World Bank
Author/Publisher: Worldbank
ISBN: ISBN-13: 978-0-8213-7474-0

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Gender equality is not just a women’s issue, it is a development issue. Women’s economic empowerment is essential for economic development, growth, and poverty reduction not only because of the income it generates, but also because it helps to break the vicious cycle of poverty.

 

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