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Extreme poverty is one of many factors placing education at risk in Eritrea. To achieve the Goal in 2015, Eritrea will have to register an average annual rate of increase of 4.08 per cent overall – one of the highest required rates in the region, after Somalia and Ethiopia.

Key Partnerships in
Girls’ Education

The following organizations are among those working together to advance girls’ education in Eritrea: Asmara Teacher Education Institute, National Union of Eritrean Women and National Union of Eritrean Youths, in addition to the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative partners.