Gender Parity in Education a Positive Sign in Oman


According to the World Bank, the ratio of female to male students pursuing higher education in Oman has increased more than ten-fold since 1972, when the ratio was 0.21 females for every male student. Women at universities and colleges currently outnumber men, with the number currently standing at 1.37 females for every male. It is a development that education officials in the Sultanate have welcomed.