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Gender, Equality and Education - A Report Card on South Asia

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Author/Publisher: ASPBAE (Asia South Pacific Association for Basic and Adult Education)  / UNGEI
Language: English

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Despite a constant focus on women’s education as a priority in global discussions of human rights and quality of life, women still lag well behind men in many countries of the world, even at the level of basic literacy. This illuminating report analyzes the gender gap in the nations of South Asia, showing that, despite a good deal of progress in some nations, educational disadvantages continue to be a major aspect of women’s unequal empowerment.

 

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