How can we better ensure girls’ education, from literacy to higher education?

When, local time: 
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
France, Paris
Type of Event: 
Interagency meeting
Some 400 Francophone women from all over the world are expected to attend. These women are active for the respect of human rights, access to school and education, gender equality, and women's representation in politics. <br /><br />The round table will be an opportunity for an exchange of ideas between the public and experts in the field of education of girls and women in developing countries. The experts, themselves women, will notably focus on issues of women’s literacy, prevention of school dropout among young girls, and women’s access to higher education, especially in the fields of science and technology.