FUNCTIONAL LITERACY EDUCATION
IMPERATIVE FOR ENHANCING RURAL WOMEN’S DEVELOPMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
This paper examines the importance of women in relation to their levels of empowerment in developing countries through functional literacy education. Women issues are global and most pronounced in developing countries where limited accesses to education keep women marginalized. Functional literacy education empowers women to develop socially, economically, politically with entrepreneurial skills to achieve day to day activities to promote per capital income. This paper showcased the importance of functional literacy education to women in developing countries and made some recommendations on empowering women to achieve development for self and national development.