Saturday, April 2 / 12:30 PM - 2:20 PM   •   Rooms 414-415

Session 163:
Girls' Education in Muslim Societies

Chair: Sonalde B. Desai, University of Maryland
Discussant: Maitreyi B. Das, World Bank Group

  1. Impact of Child Labour on School Attendance and School Attainment: Evidence from BangladeshRasheda MS Khanam, University of Sydney

  2. Girls' Schooling in Rural BangladeshSimeen Mahmud, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS)

  3. Trade-offs of Girls' Schooling in Rural Pakistan: Influences of Gender, Poverty and CommunityZeba A. Sathar, Population Council ; Christine Callum, Independent Consultant ; Minhaj Ul Haque, Population Council--Islamabad

  4. Islam, Regional Context, and Girls’ Educational DeficitKathryn M. Yount, Emory University

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