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Zambia has roughly equal numbers of girls and boys enrolled in and attending school. But this accomplishment is overshadowed by the total numbers of children who are out of school. Over 30 per cent are missing out on an education, and the average annual rate of increase must rise to 2.39 per cent each year if the MDG is to be met by 2015.

Key Partnerships in
Girls’ Education

The following organizations are among those working together to advance girls’ education in Zambia: Forum for African Women Educationalists and UK Department for International Development, in addition to the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative partners.