“You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” Oscar Wilde
The Gender Summary of the 2013/4 Education for All Global Monitoring Report highlights the serious gender imbalance in global education that has left over 100 million young women unable to read a single sentence. The summary, launched for International Women’s Day in partnership with the UN Girls’ Education Initiative, calls for equity to be at the heart of new global development goals after 2015 so that every child has an equal chance of learning through quality education.
Half of the 31 million girls out of school are expected never to enroll or have the chance to learn. Despite some progress, in…
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