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The United Republic of Tanzania has roughly even numbers of girls and boys enrolled in and attending school. Progress for girls has been especially strong, at 1.41 per cent between 1980 and 2001, compared to 0.91 per cent overall. But high numbers of both girls and boys remain out of school, and the country will need to achieve an average annual rate of increase of 3.26 per cent in order to meet the MDG by 2015.

Key Partnerships in
Girls’ Education

The following organizations are among those working together to advance girls’ education in Tanzania: United States Agency for International Development, in addition to the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative partners.