Publications and Reports

Girls' and Women's Education

More and Better Human Resource Development for Women
by Annette Hartenstein
Description: Annually the meeting of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women and the Annual International Women's Day provides an opportunity to focus on the employability and life issues that women face all over the world. In 1995, the heads of the world's nations made commitments in Beijing, China to ensure girls' and women's lives and their status and dignity improve. However, as the Commission and other international organizations observe, the lack of sufficient investments in girls' and women's skills and knowledge expansion, lifelong learning and health worldwide is devastating to all in a world increasingly dominated by information and communication technology and global competition.
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