Gender Equality Matters: Empowering Women through Literacy Programmes

UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning (UIL)UNESCO

This report is the third of four policy briefs released by the UIL in 2014. It highlights five topic areas, starting with an overview of the global gender equality challenge. It then addresses current national and international commitments to gender equality, measures to reduce gender disparity in adult literacy, and programs across the globe that seek to empower women through reading comprehension skills. The brief culminates with several recommendations for policymakers to reduce the gender disparity gap.

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