Reaching the unreached through ODL: How it contributes to female empowerment in Bangladesh?
This paper aims at identifying the impacts of ODL programmes (especially, secondary school certificate programme) of BOU on the socio-economic status of the females in Bangladesh. The paper explains how BOU’s collaboration with GOs and NGOs may promote the socio-economic benefits for the rural females from the ODL programmes of BOU.
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