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With a gender gap exceeding 20 points, Yemen faces some of the largest gender disparities in the Middle East and North Africa region. In order to achieve the MDG by 2015, it will need to accelerate progress to an average annual rate of 3.03 per cent each year. For girls, that number must reach nearly 4 per cent.

Key Partnerships in
Girls’ Education

The following organizations are among those working together to advance girls’ education in Yemen: Government of Netherlands and UK Department for International Development, in addition to the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative partners.