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Title: Mujer gitana y educación: un camino hacia los derechos humanos
Other Titles: Gypsy woman and education: a path towards human rights
Authors: Gonzalez, Ana Ayuste
Sanchez, Montserrat Paya

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Keywords: Gypsies
Women
Equal opportunities
Schooling
Sex discrimination
Social change
Human rights
Teaching
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: Faculty of Education, Queen's University
Citation: González, A.A. & M.P. Sánchez. (2004). Gypsy woman and education: a path towards human rights. Encounters on Education 5, 101-124.
Description: The existence of four world-wide conferences, declarations, conventions and proposals of action to study and face up to women's unequal situation, as far as human rights are concerned, is an indicator of a wide politically-based social change. This social change must be accompanied, though, by institutional changes, law modifications, consistent educational practices and respectful quotidian attitudes if we really want it to be genuine. This paper presents the results from an investigation carried out in three counties in Spain, during the period 2000-2003, which was aimed to discover the factors that impede gipsy girls and teenagers to finish their schooling. The investigation has been carried out in context of human rights, women, minorities and education.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1974/476
ISSN: 1494-4936
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