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The education sector in Ethiopia faces severe challenges, including high rates of poverty and mortality and a low adult literacy rate. After Somalia, Ethiopia requires the second highest average annual rate of increase in Eastern and Southern Africa if it is to achieve the Goal by 2015.

Key Partnerships in
Girls’ Education

The following organizations are among those working together to advance girls’ education in Ethiopia: Forum for African Women Educationalists and Save the Children Alliance, in addition to the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative partners.