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While Nigeria has made steady progress, around 40 per cent of girls remain out of school. Over one quarter of boys are not enrolled and over 30 per cent do not attend school. The country will have to reach an average annual rate of increase of 2.72 overall if the MDG is to be achieved by 2015.

Key Partnerships in
Girls’ Education

The following organizations are among those working together to advance girls’ education in Nigeria: Strategy for Acceleration of Girls’ Education in Nigeria, in addition to the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative partners.