PHOTO BLOG: The state of girls’ education around the world


America, look at how education is changing girl’s lives.

World Education Blog

To tie-in with the release of the Gender Summary of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2013/4 published by UNESCO to mark International Women’s Day, this photo blog tells the story of the state of education for girls and young women around the world. 

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 2011, only 60% of…

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3 thoughts on “PHOTO BLOG: The state of girls’ education around the world

  1. Dr. Rex says:

    On another note!! This is a new award and it fits you perfectly. Per the rules “can’t decline”!! I’m honored to nominate you!
    http://hrexach.wordpress.com/2014/04/04/the-cloak-of-dawn-award-new-one/

    • Well thank you so much Horty.And my dear friend, I am humbled and honored to accept. Besides I have no choice. LOL. You are one of the biggest most giving hearts I have ever known. You shine like the Aurora Borealis. Thank you again. Hugs, Barbara

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