Creating a world where girls can learn and earn at full force

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Date: 1 Nov  Lisa Forsyth | Story Source: GPE ~ Go to Original Article

Despite compelling evidence of the benefits that investing in girls’ education brings, funding continues to fall short. The meeting of the G20 leaders next month, is an opportunity to make a concerted effort to see every girl complete 12 years of quality education.

The link between educated girls and economic growth is clear — girls’ education boosts economies, creates a more inclusive workforce and reduces income inequality. Yet girls continue to be left behind. Malala Fund’s new report, Full Force: Why the world works better when girls go to school, reveals that almost one billion girls and young women are currently unequipped with…


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