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Date: 27 Jul 2018 EcoBusiness ~ Go to Original Article
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Members of the girls club at Tutis Primary School in Ethiopia. Image: Unicef Ethiopia, CC BY 2.0
International bodies call for support to educate girls, as education changes girls’ lives completely by increasing their income in the future and ending their vulnerability to early marriage, sexual abuse, poor health and poverty.
Better and prolonged education can bring down high rates of illiteracy, sexual abuse and early marriage among girls.
“When girls stay in school, HIV goes down, child marriages go down and sexual violence goes down,” shared Alice Albright, chief executive officer of Global Partnership for Education, a multi-stakeholder partnership and funding platform that aims to strengthen education systems in developing countries…
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