What Works in Girls' Education: Evidence and policies from the developing world (2004)


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©Council on Foreign Relations
Publication Date: 2004
Author/Publisher: Council on Foreign Relations

Language: English
ISBN: 0-87609-344-6

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The report summarizes the extensive body of research on the state of girls' education in the developing world today; the impact of educating girls on families, economies, and nations; and the most promising approaches to increasing girls' enrollment and educational quality. The overall conclusions are straightforward: educating girls pays off substantially. While challenges still remain, existing research provides us guidance on how to make significant progress.


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