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Flexible, Open and Distance Learning: An Enabler or Barrier to Women’s Empowerment through Education and Learning
This paper will address the potential of Flexible, Open and Distance Learning (FODL) as a modality not only to deliver education equitably and equally, but one that removes barriers to women’s learning and enhances ...
Open School and Girls’ Education in Hill Districts of Bangladesh
Women empowerment is identified as an essential component for the progress of a nation. One of the main tools for women empowerment is education. In Bangladesh, many girl children cannot join schools and along with that, ...
Ensuring Quality in Open and Distance Education for Women Empowerment in Bangladesh
The issue of women empowerment attracts global attention, which is especially true since after the 4th UN World Conference on Women held in Beijing in 1995. Access to quality education has been at the root of women ...
Women Empowerment Through Distance Education in Pakistan
In a global gender gap survey of 134 countries, Pakistan is placed at 132 –down from 127 in 2008- behind Ghana and Ethiopia at 81 and122 respectively. Similarly, in tertiary education Pakistan is ranked at 99 even behind ...
Advancement and Empowerment of Women through Open Distance Education
Indian National Policy on Education (1986) viewed education as a powerful instrument for promoting equality of status and opportunity between men and women and between groups divided by class, caste and forms of historic ...