2020 is a pivotal year as the global community will mark the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (Beijing+25). The Beijing Declaration is considered as the key global policy document on gender equality and the most ambitious roadmap for the empowerment of girls and women everywhere.
To mark the occasion, as previous blogs have discussed, we have produced a joint fact sheet with UNESCO on gender equality in education with the latest facts and stats. It includes information on the bottom ten countries for girls’ education extracted from our WIDE database, (managed jointly with UIS). It supports UNESCO’s initiative, Her education, our future, calling for accelerated collective action in favour of girls’ and women’s education………….