ERIC Number: ED342928
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Concerns of Women around the World: The Responsibilities of the Adult Education Movement.
Cassara, Beverly B.
Around the world, women suffer oppression to various degrees. In the United States, they have a difficult time rising in corporations or having their ideas taken seriously. In some other countries, they are abused and overworked. Some women in Norway are concerned that their country's entrance into the European Community will mean an end to the humanitarian and egalitarian nature of their country. Women in the former East Germany feel they have lost more than they have gained in some cases, such as the loss of jobs, day care, and abortion rights. Women in Kenya, Guatemala, and India often suffer at the hands of men and of the government. Adult education has a role to play for all women. Women can gain knowledge and strength from mutual study, and they can use this knowledge to gain political power. They can also use adult education to foster acceptance of cultural pluralism, which will be necessary for a better world in the future. (KC)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: East Germany; Guatemala; Kenya; Norway