ERIC Number: ED350227
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Islam, Perestroika, and the Education of Women: Principles and Possibilities. International Seminar on Literacy and Lifelong Education for Women (Frunze, Kirghizstan, November 26-December 1, 1990).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Female illiteracy and the overall educational status of women in Islamic societies are the two main themes of this collection of conference papers. The papers include: THe Eradication of Female Illiteracy in Kirghizia: the Historical Situation (1920-1930) (I. S. Boldzhurova); Women's Education in Kirghiszstan (R. Achylova); Literacy and Education Issues in Kirghizia (I. G. Kitaev); The Development of Women's Literacy in Uzbekistan (D. B. Kuldashiev); Women's Teacher-Training Colleges and Women's Education in the USSR (S. M. Isaev); Vocational Training of Women in the USSR as Part of Continuing Education (V. A. Sudarikov); Literacy for Women in the Context of Islamic Culture: The Case of the Arab States (A. W. Youssif); Looking at Literacy Efforts in General and in Islamic Countries in Particular (S. Maknoon); Education of Women and Girls: A Pressing Imperative (N. Aksornkool); Campaigning against Illiteracy among Women in China (L. Chiun-Xiang); Girls' Education in Bahrain (H. Khamiri); Literacy for Women in Bangladesh (M. Ikfat); Women's Literacy in Egypt (S. Sharaka); Women and Non-Formal Education in Jordan (A. Alawneh); Girls' and Womens' Literacy in the Syrian Arab Republic (G. A. Jabi); and Literacy Activities in Turkey (S. Kapusuzoglu). Four annexes also are included: (1) Recommendations of the International Seminar on Literacy and Lifelong Education for Women (Frunze); (2) List of Foreign Participants; (3) List of Participants from the USSR; and (4) Programme. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
Identifiers: Bahrain; Bangladesh; Egypt; Jordan; Syria; Turkey; USSR (Kirgizia); USSR (Uzbekistan)
Note: Conference organized by UNESCO and the Kirghiz Teacher-Training Institute for Women. Color photographs will not reproduce well.