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UIE Studies 5 • 1995

Women, Education and Empowerment:
Pathways towards Autonomy

edited by Carolyn Medel-Anonuevo

Report of the International Seminar held at UIE, Hamburg, 27 January - 2 February 1993

With contributions from: Namtip Aksornkool • Anita Digheu Jenny Horsmann • Lucita Lazo • Carolyn Medel-Anonuevo and Bettina Bochynek • Nelly P. Stromquist • Miryan Zuñiga

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface The International Seminar on Women's Education and Empowerment Carolyn Medel-Anonuevo and Bettina Bochynek The Theoretical and Practical Bases for Empowerment Nelly P. Stromquist Some Reflections on the Empowerment of Women Lucita Lazo Women's Literacy and Empowerment: The Nellore Experience Anita Dighe The Organization of American States Multinational Project on Education and Work; An Experience of Popular Education for Women's Empowerment in...