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Promoting access to quality, safe, and relevant education for all persons affected by crisis

Educating Girls and Empowering Women: Gender and Post-Conflict Educational Reform in Afghanistan

Language
English
Themes
Gender
Resource Type
Thesis/Dissertation
Author(s)
Jamie E. Vinson
Publisher/Journal
Harvard University Graduate School of Education
Publish Date
2009-01-01

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Summary

Increasing access to school for girls is an important first step in making a society more equitable; however, Educating Girls and Empowering Women: Gender and Post-Conflict Educational Reform in Afghanistan seeks to go beyond access alone to explore the role of education in actually improving the status of girls and women in the war-torn nation of Afghanistan. It asks, and begins to answer, the question: how can education foster gender equity and promote women