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Some issues of access and equity in the education of African females

Milton Nathan Adams

Some issues of access and equity in the education of African females

progress and prospects

by Milton Nathan Adams

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Published by Michigan State University in [East Lansing] .
Written in English

  • Africa.,
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Education -- Africa.,
    • Educational equalization -- Africa.,
    • Women -- Africa -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Milton N. Adams and Susan E. Kruppenbach.
      SeriesWorking paper / Women in International Development ;, #116, Working paper (Michigan State University. Office of Women in International Development) ;, #116.
      ContributionsKruppenbach, Susan E.
      LC ClassificationsLC2412 .A32 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30 p. ;
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2335401M
      LC Control Number86225165

      The economic and social gains from female education Equality of the sexes - in terms of men and women's command over resources, their access to education and health, and in terms of freedom to develop their potential - has an intrinsic value in its own right. Equity and Quality in Education SUPPORTING DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS Equity and Quality in Education SUPPORTING DISADVANTAGED STUDENTS AND SCHOOLS Across OECD countries, almost one in every fi ve students does .

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