PAKISTAN

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Overview

Around half of all girls in Pakistan are out of school. Boys are faring significantly better, but still face net enrolment and attendance ratios below 70 per cent. To meet the MDG in 2015, the country will have to achieve an average annual rate of increase of 2.62 per cent overall – and 3.11 per cent for girls.

Key Partnerships in
Girls’ Education


The following organizations are among those working together to advance girls’ education in Pakistan: Australian Government Overseas Aid Program, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, National Commission for Human Development, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation and UK Department for International Development, in addition to the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative partners.