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  1. Percentage of iliterates, 15-24 years old (1990)
    • CANADA: women: ... ; men: ...
    • USA: women: 0,6 ; men: 0,7
      Sources: Wistat & Unesco (Nations Unies)

  2. Percentage of iliterates, 25 years old and more (1990)
    • CANADA: women: ... ; men: ...
    • USA: women: 3,1 ; men: 3,4
      Sources: Wistat & Unesco (Nations Unies)

  3. Percentage of women among university teachers (1990)
    • CANADA: 18 %
    • USA: 27 % Sources: Wistat & Unesco (Nations Unies)

The statistics used here are from the United Nations, The World' Women 1995 - Trends and Statistics
(United Nations publications, Sales No. E.95XII.2 (In French, F.95. XII.2) and are quoted with permission.

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