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ERIC Number: EJ1072835
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Nov
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1940-5847
Female Education as a Determinant of Economic Growth: The Case Study of Pakistan
Fatima, Goher
Contemporary Issues in Education Research, v4 n11 p15-22 Nov 2011
The contribution of female education has been very important in the GDP growth of the country, but this very sector has been ignored by the Government. This paper focuses on the importance of female education and highlights its significance for national development. It also brings out some impediments, obstacles and barriers confronting female education, especially the low level of the investment on the sector in the rural areas of Pakistan. The study further identifies the effects of female contribution in labor force participation. The study explores the opportunities to encourage the role of females in the developmental activities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Pakistan
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