Factors affecting education, training and work opportunities for girls and women within the context of development
Author(s)/Corporate Author (s)United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa;
United Nations. Economic and Social Council;
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During the past decade women themselves, men, governments and international agencies have articulated their awareness of the actual and potential role of womenin development, and have launched both special and integrated programmes to advance it. The question before this Conference is how to increase the involvement of women in economic and social development, in the production distribution and consumption of goods and services toward the final objective of creating better lives with greater freedom and well-being for members of the family, of the local community and of the nation as a whole.