Gender, education and training: an international perspective.

  title={Gender, education and training: an international perspective.},
  author={Franklin R. Leach},
  journal={Gender and development},
  volume={6 2},
This article examines the causes and consequences of sex discrimination in education in developing countries and considers whether the available educational structures improve gender equity or reinforce the status quo. After an introduction that distinguishes between "education" and "schooling" and identifies schooling as a means of patriarchal control, the article sketches the growing awareness of gender disparities in education. The next section describes how gender inequality in education… CONTINUE READING