From Access to Equality: Empowering Girls and Women through Literacy and Secondary Education

21.11.2012

Within the framework of UNESCO's Global Partnership for Girl's and Women's Education: "Better Life, Better Future", this newly published Report makes the case for education as a means for empowerment for girls and women.

Through an illustration of cases studies and examples from around the world, the Report puts in perspective the multiple benefits of investing in girls' and women's education whether through formal or non-formal education. With a focus on secondary education and literacy, it highlights enabling factors that contribute to closing the gender gap.

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