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Significant gender disparities in Nepal impede the country’s efforts to achieve education for all. Over 70 per cent of boys are enrolled in school, but only two thirds of girls. To meet the MDG by 2015, the country must register an average annual rate of increase of 2.25 per cent.

Key Partnerships in
Girls’ Education

The following organizations are among those working together to advance girls’ education in Nepal: Danish International Development Agency, Finland Department for International Development Cooperation, Norad and UK Department for International Development, in addition to the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative partners.