Education

Subject:
Basic education

Life and Hope Along the Mekong - Functional Basic Education for Women in the Highlands of Laos. ©UNESCO 1997
Life and Hope Along the Mekong - Functional Basic Education for Women in the Highlands of Laos

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Language: English

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A documentary produced in the framework of the Global Action Programme on Education for All, Laos.

Marginalisation and poverty, problems of isolation and lack of basic education affect many ethnic groups in Laos, particularly highland minority women. Literacy in Laos and functional basic education are necessary if these groups are to face the challenges of the modern world.

Place/region Lao PDR, Asia and the Pacific
Type: Documentary
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Production: Ramigé film production, producer. UNESCO Education Sector, sponsor ; UNESCO TV, sponsor.
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