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Girls’ Schooling and Women’s Literacy: Schooling Targets Alone Won’t Reach Learning Goals

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Author/Publisher: Centre for Global Development 
Language: English

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This paper uses DHS data on a very simple and very low standard of literacy—the ability toread all of a simple, short, and concrete sentence—and shows that reaching the SDG will require much more than simply reaching the MDG of all children completing primary schooling. 

 

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