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Women's education and economic development in Melanesia

Gannicott, Kenneth George; Avalos, Beatrice


Internationally, women's education has emerged as a significant aspect of economic growth and development. Research in many developing countries shows the value of women's education: educating women improves health, expectation of life, and GNP. Furthermore, it is becoming apparent that the gender gap-the difference between the education levels of men and women- is the most important factor. The larger the gap, the lower the GNP. The conclusion is clear. Educating women is the most...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Pacific Institute
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Access Rights: Open Access


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