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This document contains seven papers about and from the International Seminar on Women's Education and Empowerment, which was convened to give women educators and researchers from diverse sociocultural backgrounds an opportunity to examine collectively different education practices and their theoretical implications for empowering women. The following papers are included: "Preface" (Carolyn Medel-Anonuevo); "The International Seminar on Women's Education and Empowerment" (Carolyn Medel-Anonuevo, 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 Colombia" (Miryan Zuniga E.); "Educate to Empower: An Asian Experience" (Namtip Aksornkool); and "Thinking about Women and Literacy: Support and Challenge" (Jenny Horsman). A list of seminar participants is also included. Several papers contain bibliographies. (MN)

Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Educational Theories, Empowerment, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, International Educational Exchange, Literacy Education, Personal Autonomy, Popular Education, Role of Education, Seminars, Theory Practice Relationship, Womens Education

Author: Medel-Anonuevo, Carolyn, Ed.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=12530&id=ED413496

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