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date: 18 August 2019

Education, Female  

Source:
Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability
Author(s):
Leemamol MATHEWLeemamol MATHEW, Fengping ZHAOFengping ZHAO

Education of women provides important social benefits in areas such as improved health, nutrition, hygiene, family planning, household management, and conservation of natural resources. Government interventions have played a crucial role in the improvement of female education in India and China. The prevailing rate of female illiteracy still stands, however, as a challenge to sustainable development. ...

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