The future is equal: success factors for gender equality in vocational education and training


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Author: Dietz, Eva; Emil, Anna; Muller, Svenja


Globally, people's gender continues to be a source of discrimination that prevents them from participating equally in public and political life. This also applies to participation in vocational education and training (VET). In many countries, women especially are not able to make self-determined decisions about their vocational training. Worldwide, gender stereotypes and poverty are stopping people from learning the occupation of their choice. Without occupational skills, women in particular remain financially dependent and are excluded from economic and societal spaces. German...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Gender; Equity; Vocational education and training; Participation

Keywords: Development education; Development policy; Affirmative action; Equal opportunity; Equal treatment; Access to education and training; Policy implications; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Germany; Europe

Published: Bonn, Germany: Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, 2021

Physical description: 53 p.

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Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 147.679

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