Posts Tagged ‘female literacy’

  • Limited by men who want to take control female power, past and present female literacy is among the major gender issues.

    Gender Issues: Literate Women

    May 19, 14 • 682 Views • No Comments

    For millennia, men have tried to stop women from learning to read. Before we look back, I wanted to share these World Bank maps that let us see the status of female literacy, 2009-2013 Female Literacy in Developing Nations: Worldwide ratios of female to...  [read more]

  • For most economists, historians, social scientists, it is tough to avoid research bias

    Gender Issues: Literate Women

    Jun 10, 13 • 286 Views • No Comments

    Why have men sought to prevent women from reading? Even in colonial Massachusetts, the law required boys to attend school while girls were primarily educated at home. Consequently, while John Adams attended school in Braintree and entered Harvard when he was...  [read more]