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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. – 2000
The impact of enlightened policies and incentives designed to increase girls' enrollment and achievement in education has been marginal in Nepal. Ministry of Education (MOE) goals aimed at increasing girls' participation include increasing the enrollment rate, opening early childhood development centers, promoting recruitment of at least one…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Compulsory Education, Developing Nations
Kehrberg, Norma – 1996
Women in Nepal are empowered through adult functional literacy programs called Non Formal Education (NFE). The NFE classes are held six nights per week using discussion and group socialization processes that develop critical thinking and build self-esteem in a society in which women have few or no legal rights. In these programs, women gain…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations, Educational Needs
Reinhold, Amy Jo – 1993
In 1981, Save the Children (SC) opened an office in Nepal to support projects related to health, education, income generation, and resource management. Statistics show that between 7 and 8 million of Nepal's 19 million people live below the poverty line, and almost 2 out of 3 adolescent girls do not attend school, placing the overall female…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Community Involvement, Community Programs, Day Care
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
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Comings, John P.; And Others – Convergence, 1994
In Nepal, the Health Education and Adult Literacy Project for women dealt with four mechanisms: time in school and work, school-acquired dispositions, literacy skills, and health and family planning knowledge. Beginning with a small program enabled the building of leadership essential for a larger-scale program. (SK)
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Family Planning, Females, Foreign Countries