ERIC Number: ED022602
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
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Access of Girls and Women to Education in Rural Areas, a Comparative Study.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
A 1962-64 study conducted by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) utilized questionnaires to gather data from 94 United Nations Member States, Associate Members, and territories. The following information was sought: (1) size of rural populations; (2) educational opportunities for rural populations; (3) educational opportunities for girls and women in rural areas; (4) difficulties of access of women and girls to education in rural areas; (5) measures adopted to make possible or facilitate the access of girls and women in rural areas to education; and (6) current trends. The study concluded that while some progress has been made, girls and women of rural areas of the world as a general rule have been more educationally disadvantaged than their male counterparts. (VM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Analysis, Educational Opportunities, Educationally Disadvantaged, Females, Higher Education, Illiteracy, International Education, Primary Education, Rural Education, Secondary Education, Surveys
UNESCO Publications Center (NAIP), 317 East 34th Street, New York, N.Y. 10016 ($1.00).
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).