Gender Equity in Education


Numerous studies show that society often treats boys and girls differently. Although gender inequalities in education have changed much in recent decades thanks to the fight for womens rights, inequity between the sexes continues to flourish nowadays. This article focuses on how and why education is the key to gender equality, and the importance of gender equity in education system in order to create a better environment for girls under traditional pressures. It will also query whether a philosophy of education offering the same opportunities to young women and men, teaching the same things at the same time, in the same place, with the same methods, and under the same system is necessary or not.

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Sahin, E. (2014) Gender Equity in Education. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 2, 59-63. doi: 10.4236/jss.2014.21007.

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