All girls need 12 years of quality education

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By: Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary, and Amb. (Dr.) Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kenya.

The first report of the Platform for Girls’ Education is launched today, analyzing barriers to girls’ education and what works to dismantle them.

Over 130 million girls around the world will not attend school today – and over half of all school-age girls fail to achieve minimum proficiency in reading and mathematics. Although 193 member states of the United Nations have…

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