Little girls don’t have equal access to primary school education in some regions. Therefore, even though job opportunities open up, women often remain trapped in insecure, low-paid positions.
Target 3.A – Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and in all levels of education no later than 2015
3.1. Ratio of girls to boys in primary, secondary and post-secondary education
3.2. Share of women in wage employment in the non-agricultural sector
3.3. Proportion of seats held by women in national governments
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