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United Nations New York, NY. Dept. of Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis. – 1993
The link between women's education and fertility traces the pattern of modernization and demographic transition of a rural setting in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The study presents the conceptual framework underlying the analysis, background information on female status and on the demographic situation, and an outline of conditions existing…
Descriptors: Birth Rate, Case Studies, Contraception, Demography
Ekstrand, Lars Henric – 1992
Non-Formal Education (NFE) is traditionally defined as any organizational activity outside the established formal education system. In India two major types of NFE exist. The first type is literacy courses, available for students of any age; these are taught in the evenings. The second type is vocational training, which often takes place during…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Opportunities, Females
Black, Maggie, Ed. – UNICEF News, 1983
Included in this issue of UNICEF News are several brief articles focusing on the theme of appropriate technology. Topics discussed include (1) the improvement of family life through the scientific application of appropriate technology; (2) UNICEF and the household fuels crisis; (3) the workload of African women; (4) ways energy, food, health, and…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Employment, Family Life, Females
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Asian Centre for Educational Innovation for Development. – 1982
The five studies on education for rural development are directed to teachers, administrators, and others concerned with education in rural areas in their efforts to raise the social and economic status of the rural poor. The Indian study discusses the problem of wastage at the primary school level (with specific reference to Tamil Nadu), and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agency Cooperation, Community Education, Community Involvement
Naik, Chitra; And Others – 1982
The volume contains two studies from India and Thailand on the education of women, and rural women especially, who are deprived or disadvantaged. The Indian study, "Education of Girls and Women in Deprived Groups," presents a viewpoint on deprivation in society in general, and India specifically. The concomitant of deprivation is defined…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Cultural Background, Developing Nations
ASPBAE Courier Service, 1982
This journal contains a series of articles dealing with the theme of development in Asia and rural Indonesia. Included in the journal are the following articles: "Nonformal Education in Rural Areas of Developing Countries," by members of the Rural Project Team from the Centre for Continuing Education at Australian National University;…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Continuing Education, Developing Nations
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Dancey, John – Convergence, 1994
The Institute for Integrated Rural Development in the Maharashtra State of India seeks to break the cycle of poverty through sustainable rural development. It works closely with rural women on health and nutrition education and in other community partnerships based on horizontal structures. (SK)
Descriptors: Economic Development, Females, Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education
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Jayaweera, S. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Discusses nonformal education programs for women in four categories, as well as nonvocational education programs, constraints, problems, directions, and strategies. The four categories are part-time facilities in formal educational institutions; in-plant training; on-the-job training by employers; and courses offered by public and private sector…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Continuing Education, Dropouts, Employed Women