It has always been assumed that education improves the lives of people and paves the way for more democratic communities. For women, several researches have demonstrated how access to education is correlated with a decline in birth rate or an improvement of children’s well-being. That two thirds of the world’s 800 million illiterates are women is also an indication of how millions of women, in this age of information superhighways, are still deprived of a basic human right. Such measurements, while necessary, present only a partial picture of a complex ideological, political and psychological process that women go through in their educational systems.
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- Author/Editor: Medel-Añonuevo ; Carolyn
- Learning Gender Justice through Women’s Discourses
- UIE, 1999
- ISBN 92-820-1094-5
- Available in: English