Gender equality through education
How to Promote and Sustain Gender Equality
Facts on women in education
-Africa has the lowest gender parity
-Evidence shows that the return to a year of secondary education for girls correlates to a 25 per cent increase in wages later in life
- If all girls had secondary education in sub-Saharan Africa and South and West Asia, child marriage would fall by 64 per cent, from almost 2.9 million to just over 1 million.