Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women
Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and in all levels of education no later than 2015
3.1 Ratios of girls to boys in primary, secondary and tertiary education
Recently, Rwanda conducted elections for the Presidency and the parliament had a referendum on a new constitution. For the first time in Rwanda's history, free and fair elections were held. The new constitution guarantees a minimum of 30 percent of parliamentary seats and other leadership positions to women...more >>>
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Nigeria: Confronting the Malaria Scourge - AllAfrica.com
• Women have more access to employment now than ever before. But they still earn one-third less than men.
• In 2008, women held 18% of parliamentary seats worldwide.