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Literacy and women empowerment for sustainable development in Nigeria

Abu Samah, Asnarulkhadi and Ndaeji, Muhammad Ndas (2013) Literacy and women empowerment for sustainable development in Nigeria. New York Science Journal, 6 (8). pp. 104-109. ISSN 1554-0200; ESSN: 2375-723X

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This paper examines the role of literacy education as a catalyst for women empowerment in Nigeria for sustainable development. Available records showed that women constituted more than fifty percent of Nigerian population and for any sustainable development in Nigeria to be achieved this greater percentage of the population need literacy and education for income generation skills and vocational training. The general aim of the paper is to describe how literacy education can play a vital role in women’s empowerment, which will in turn lead to sustainable development.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Women empowerments; Literacy; Sustainable development
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Human Ecology
Publisher:Marsland Press
ID Code:28244
Deposited By: Emelda Mohd Hamid
Deposited On:29 Dec 2014 09:33
Last Modified:15 Sep 2015 10:05

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