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Girls' education in the 21st century : gender equality, empowerment, and economic growth

Author: Mercy Tembon; Lucia Fort
Publisher: Washington DC : World Bank, ©2008.
Series: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)., Human development.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The book's chapters reflect the current state of knowledge on education from a gender perspective and highlight the importance of, and challenges to, female education, as well as the interdependence of education and development objectives. The last chapter presents five strategic directions for advancing gender equality in education and their implications for World Bank operations."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Girls' education in the 21st century.
Washington DC : World Bank, ©2008
(DLC) 2008029785
(OCoLC)233813758
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mercy Tembon; Lucia Fort
ISBN: 9780821374740 0821374745 0821374753 9780821374757
OCLC Number: 431299844
Notes: Title from PDF image of title page (viewed Aug. 19, 2009).
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 313 pages) : illustrations, digital, PDF file.
Contents: Overview / Mercy Tembon --
Schooling, gender equity, and economic outcomes / Eric Hanushek --
Student learning outcomes in mathematics from a gender perspective : what does the international PISA assessment tell us? / Andreas Schleicher --
Return to education : the gender perspective / Harry Patrinos --
Is female education a pathway to gender equality in the labor market? Some evidence from Pakistan / Monazza Aslam, Geeta Kingdon, and Mans Söderbom --
Inequalities in education : effects of gender, poverty, orphanhood and disability / Don Filmer --
The double disadvantage of gender and social exclusion in education / Marlaine Lockheed --
Promoting education quality through gender-friendly schools / Changu Mannathoko --
Combating gender-based violence in Benin / Michele Akpo --
Addressing gender disparities in education in contexts of crisis, postcrisis, and state fragility / Jackie Kirk --
Building a better future for Afghanistan through female education / Sakena Yacoobi --
The effects of a reduction in user fees on school enrollment : evidence from Colombia / Felipe Barrera-Osorio --
Holy alliances : public subsidies, Islamic high schools and female schooling in Bangladesh / Mohammad Niaz Asadullah and Nazmul Chadhury --
Cultivating knowledge and skills to grow African agriculture / Richard Johanson [and others] --
Quality and gender equality in education : what have we learned from FAWE's 15 years of experience? / Codou Diaw --
Strategies for gender equality in basic and secondary education : a comprehensive and integrated approach tin the Republic of Yemen / Tawfiq A. Al-Mekhlafy --
Conclusion and recommendations for the way forward / Mercy Tembon.
Series Title: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)., Human development.
Other Titles: Girls' education in the twenty-first century
Responsibility: Mercy Tembon and Lucia Fort, editors.

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Identifies binding constraints, draws lessons from country experiences and suggests the way forward for achieving gender equality in education and empowerment of women.  Read more...

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