Women and Education: From Access to Equality (Fact Sheet)

Authors/editor(s): UN Women Palestine Country Office

Education plays a vital role in building and developing the human capital of any community, and serves as the basis for sustainable development. With limited natural resources, Palestinian society’s most valuable asset is human resources. Thus, investment in education is indispensable to building the economy and general prosperity, as well as key to ensuring an enabling socio-cultural environment that supports women and their rights.

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Languages available: English & Arabic

Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Arab States/North Africa; Palestine, State of

Subject area(s): Education

Resource type: Resource kits

UN Women office involved in publication: Palestine Country Office

Publication year: 2013

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)