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Participation of women in training programmes in Asia and the Pacific

Participation of women in training programmes in Asia and the Pacific

report of a regional workshop, Islamabad, Pakistan, 14-21 November 1982.


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Published by International Labour Office, Asian and Pacific Skill Development Programme in Islamabad .
Written in English

  • Asia,
  • Oceania
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Employment -- Asia -- Congresses.,
    • Occupational training -- Asia -- Congresses.,
    • Women -- Employment -- Oceania -- Congresses.,
    • Occupational training -- Oceania -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Report of the Regional Workshop on the Participation of Women in Training Programmes held on 14-21 November 1982 at Islambad, Pakistan.

      ContributionsAsian and Pacific Skill Development Programme., Regional Workshop on the Participation of Women in Training Programmes (1982 : Islāmābād, Pakistan)
      LC ClassificationsHD6181.85 .P37 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination90 p. ;
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3013814M
      ISBN 109221033406
      LC Control Number84930068

        Women of the Asia-Pacific Aug While in ancient times, women and men in India were given equal status, the Middle Ages saw gender become a divisive factor in the country, with women. Asian-Pacific women face myriad barriers in corporate environments in Asia, but the most challenging are work-life issues. In Japan, for example, married women are not expected to stay in. The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) brings governments, partners, and communities together to reduce disaster risk and losses and to ensure a safer, sustainable future. Malaysia has achieved high participation rates at primary and secondary levels. In , Malaysia achieved near universal enrolment at the primary level at 96% and 82% at upper secondary level (Ministry of Education Malaysia, ).Nevertheless, these rates are lower than that of the developed countries in the region. The participation rates of.

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