GENDER INEQUALITIES

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Gender inequalities

"Today we are trying to build a school where women, members of ethnic and religious minorities and people from non-Western cultures can be seen and heard, with respect and love, both as bearers of specific knowledge and as an object of study. A school in which one considers that the world is made up of many different types of citizens and in which all can learn to behave as citizens of the world”.

(Martha Nussbaum, from Cultivating humanity, 1999)

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