Re: Title IX survey and analysis

Date: Tue Apr 25 2000 - 17:14:30 EDT

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    Why should "schoolgirls and college women" be the only ones to be informed
    about their rights? Why should schoolboys and college men not be educated
    about their rights as well?


    In response to:
    > I found the following notice a bit funny--the assumption is that we in
    > the enlightened West know our rights. How many U.S. schoolgirls and
    > college women know what their rights are under Title IX? Has anyone ever
    > done a reliable survey and analysis? Is that something we could ask the
    > AAUW to do? It would be interesting also to check up on the agencies
    > entrusted with "monitoring" Title IX--OCR, the Title IX coordinators in
    > the school districts, etc.--and find out what percentage is working to
    > disseminate information and what percentage is functioning to plug up
    > access.
    > Linda Purrington
    > Title IX Advocates
    > Pakistan Promises to Improve Women's Rights - AP
    > The majority of Pakistani women don't know about their rights and have
    > no formal education to speak of. The country's military ruler vowed to
    > change that by promising universal education and informing women of their
    > rights.


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