4 Gender Inequality

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Gender Inequality

  • Globally women get eless education than men. 
    Rate of return is higher for education of women
  • if women don't have the opportunity of education social returns are significantly lower.
  • linked to effective family planning and lower fertility rates > education in this area, plus women staying in education longer get married later, and have fewer children because they have a more stable income > don't need to have children for financial security.
  • MDG3 making good progress: education is free in most developing countries but the quality is poor. 
  • Gaps are bigger in rural areas e.g. Pakistan only 17% females complete primary education while…


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