Gender and education in Asia and the Pacific
Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, 1994 - Sex discrimination in education - 96 pages
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EDUCATION AND GENDER IN ASIA
CONSTRAINTS ON FEMALE EDUCATION IN ASIA AND
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1990 data refer access to education Asian countries attendance Bangladesh Bhutan boys Cambodia China Colclough & Lewin considerable costs of education daughters Development discrimination earnings East Asia economic education provision education system employment enrolment ratios example F M F factors female education female enrolment female participation female students female teachers Figures gender biases gender differentials gender gap gender parity girls Herz higher education Hong Kong household ibid illiteracy impact improved incentives income increasing female India Indonesia Khan labour force labour market Laos levels of education literacy rates lower Malaysia males Mongolia Myanmar Nepal opportunity costs Pacific Pakistan Papua New Guinea parents particularly percent Philippines policies population primary and secondary primary education primary level primary school programmes region returns to female secondary level secondary school sector Singapore social Solomon Islands South Asia Sri Lanka Table tertiary level Thailand Tilak Tuvalu UNESCO UNESCO/UNDP UNICEF Viet Vietnam women