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Gendered voices : reflections on gender and education in South Africa and Sudan

Author: Halla B Holmarsdottir; et al
Publisher: Rotterdam : SensePublishers, ©2013.
Series: Comparative and international education (Sense Publishers), v.23.
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Internationally, there is growing awareness that the target of Education for All by 2015 will not be met unless more strident efforts are made to improve access for marginalized, hard-to-reach children (most often girls). For almost four decades gender equality in education has been one of the key global concerns and as a result various organizations at national and international levels along with governments have  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Halla B Holmarsdottir; et al
ISBN: 9789462091375 9462091374
OCLC Number: 829078876
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Revisiting the Discourses on Gender Equality, Equity and Education / Halla B. Holmarsdottir, Vuyokazi Nomlomo, Alawia I. Farag, Zubeida Desai --
Reflections on Discourses, Struggles and Methodology in Gender and Education --
Moving Beyond the Numbers / Halla B. Holmarsdottir --
Reflections on the Struggle for Girls' Education in Sudan / Amna Mohamed Bedri --
Interviewing Women / Marit Petersen --
Gender and Education in Sudan --
A Critical Review of Gender Equality in Education / Shadia Abdelrahim Mohamed Daoud --
Does Education Work? Perspectives on Semi-Nomadic Girls' Education in Some Selected Areas of Sudan / Alawia Ibrahim Farag --
Women in South Sudan / Anders Breidlid, Halldis Breidlid --
Gender and Education in South Africa --
"To be a girl" / Vuyokazi Nomlomo --
In The Midst of Gender Norms / Heidi Lindberg Augestad --
Education a Tool of Empowerment? / Ingrid Birgitte Møller Ekne --
Commonalities and Contradictions --
Writing Across Cultures / Ann Torday Gulden.
Series Title: Comparative and international education (Sense Publishers), v.23.
Responsibility: edited by H. B. Holmarsdottir...[et al.].

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Internationally, there is growing awareness that the target of Education for All by 2015 will not be met unless more strident efforts are made to improve access for marginalized, hard-to-reach children (most often girls). For almost four decades gender equality in education has been one of the key global concerns and as a result various organizations at national and international levels along with governments have initiated programs focusing on achieving gender equality, women's empowerment and improving girls' access to education. By focusing on access alone (i.e. gender parity) we may not un

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