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Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Gender equality and empowerment of women: education status
Hugo Ahlenius, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
The Millennium Development Goal 3 address gender equality and empowerment of women. This map displays the status in 2001 of an indicator for target 4: 'Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and in all levels of education no later than 2015'. According to the data the situation needs to be addressed primarily in central Africa and West and Southern Asia.