Pacific 2010: women's education and economic development in Melanesia

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Author: Gannicott, Kenneth George; Avalos, Beatrice

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Australian National University. National Centre for Development Studies (NCDS)


The main objective of the Pacific 2010 project has been to draw to the attention of the leaders of Pacific nations a number of issues implicit in the growth of island populations by 2010. The focus has been on Melanesia and this publication seeks to highlight the importance of women's education. The chapters are: Value of educating women; Educating women: the most influential investment; Progress of women's education in Melanesia.

Subjects: Gender; Economics; Culture and society

Keywords: Family; Economic development; Economic implication; Social conditions

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Asia; Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands; Fiji; Vanuatu

Published: [Canberra, Australian Capital Territory]: National Centre for Development Studies, 1994

Physical description: viii, 42 p.

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Also called: Pacific two thousand and ten

Series: Pacific policy paper; no. 12

ISBN: 0731519205

ISSN: 0817-0444

Statement of responsibility: K. G. Gannicott and Beatrice Avalos

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 69.248

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