- More women have college degrees. Long, Cynthia D. // Academe;Sep/Oct96, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p8
Reports on the increase in the number of women who have college degrees in the United States.
- Empowering young women through information literacy. Farmer, Lesley // Emergency Librarian;May/Jun96, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p17
Offers advice on how to empower women through information literacy. Role of teacher-librarians; Tasks related to gender equity in information skills; Using metacognitive process to help examine changing attitudes.
- Women's colleges and women's career attainments revisited. Stoecker, J.L.; Pascarella, E.T. // Journal of Higher Education;Jul/Aug91, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p394
Assesses the influence of attending a women's--versus a coeducational--college on early career attainments of women. National sample of college students; Controlled for individual background traits and aspirations; Method, results, and discussion.
- Comment on `Women's Colleges and Women's Career Attainments Revisited.' Tidball, M.E. // Journal of Higher Education;Jul/Aug91, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p406
Presents comments on the preceding article asserting that it disregards or does not accurately represent previous research concerning educational environments and their effects on students. Examples.
- Women's struggle against tradition in Bangladesh. Sultan, Mainus // Convergence;1994, Vol. 27 Issue 2/3, p79
Evaluates the impact of Islamic `Mullahs' and their resistance to women's education in Bangladesh. Women's struggle for literacy acquisition in Bangladesh; `Mullahs' opposition to women's literacy class; Role of the Friends in Village Development, Bangladesh (FIVDB).
- Let us look again at development, education and women. Bhasin, Kamla // Convergence;1994, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p5
Discusses the relevance of educating women to achieve development. Comments on the development of Third World nations; Necessity for literacy and education; Promotion of values through literacy primers and programs; Reasons for women being more equipped to save the world.
- Educating women for empowerment in Lesotho. Lephoto, H. Manthoto // Convergence;1995, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p5
Presents a study paper done in Lesotho on non-formal education and the role it can play in the empowerment of women. Levels of empowerment demonstrated by women in women-only courses; Need for change expressed by study participants; What non-formal educators need as indicated by study.
- Discussing women's reproductive health, religion, roles... de Sousa, Isabela Cabral // Convergence;1995, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p45
Researches a non-formal educational program in Brazil looking at women's religious affiliation, reproductive health, roles and rights as effective tools in empowering women. Aims of project; Features of the health education program; Findings.
- Non-formal education and empowerment of women: Insights... Ellis, Patricia // Convergence;1995, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p86
Presents an excerpt from a study done by the author on Non-formal Education and the Empowerment of Women carried out in four Caribbean Countries. What study was composed of; Findings of study.
- For an equitable pedagogy--Even in math. Solar, Claudie // Convergence;1995, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p62
Discusses an equitable pedagogy that provides women and girls with a grasp on their own destiny in relation to education.