Millennium development goal three: Promote gender equality and empower women

From Global development | The Guardian Fri Aug 5 2011, 07:07:04

The millennium development goals seek to solve some of the world's biggest problems by 2015

MDG3: promote gender equality and empower women

To eliminate gender disparity in all levels of education by 2015, based on the ratios of girls to boys in primary, secondary and tertiary education, increase the number of women in paid employment outside the agricultural sector, and increase the number of female MPs. Visit the UN webpage to read more about MDG3 and its progress.

MDG3 reports and data from the web

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