A second look at the role education plays in women’s empowerment

Adolescents and Youth

Publication Year: 2005
Publication Author: International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

The ICRW research review shows that if the end goal is to empower women, then policymakers need to make secondary education as high a priority as primary education has been in the past decade. Additionally, it is important to adopt a comprehensive approach that also invests in the social and economic factors that will ensure that education has the greatest payoff for women.

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