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What Effect Would Gender Equitable Education in Developing Countries Have On Our World? By Emma Petancevski.

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1 What Effect Would Gender Equitable Education in Developing Countries Have On Our World? By Emma Petancevski

2 What is Gender Equity? Gender Equity is when both male and females, have equal rights, responsibilities and oppurtunities.

3 Organisations There are many organisations that are going out to developing countries to try and enforce gender equity. Oxfam: has created a campaign titled ‘We Can End Violence Against Women’ which in running in Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka, to break the silence on gender violence through rallies, door-to-door campaigns and media coverage. UNICEF: works with young girls in developing countries to help them meet their basic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. They aim tho promote equal rights for women and girls, and to support their participation in the political, social and economical development of their communities.

4 Did You Know 70% of the worlds 1.3 billion people who live in extreme poverty are women and girls 80% of the worlds refugees are women and girls Two-thirds of women living in rural parts of developing countries are responsible for daily water collection in households.

5 Occupation in World’s Parliaments Only 18% of the seats occupied in World’s Parliaments are held by women.


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