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Financing Upper Secondary Education: Unlocking 12 Years of Education for All

Malala Fund, 2015

Though we have seen impressive gains in access to education in the last 15 years, we know that millions have been left behind both inside and outside the classroom. And yet a good quality education, from early childhood through upper secondary, is crucial to achieving the collective vision for a sustainable future set out in the draft sustainable development agenda AND the individual visions of a better future held by millions of girls around the world.

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Why women teachers matter in secondary education

Kameshwari Jandhyala, Vimala Ramachandran, 2015

There have been plenty of policy recommendations and interventions to increase the pool of women teachers in India, especially at the school level. The paper points out that what is needed is a definite break from past practice to creatively re-conceptualise the education continuum, while putting forward some recommendations to lower barriers in the way of secondary education for girls in the state

On the impact of early marriage on schooling outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa and South West Asia

International Journal of Educational Development, July 2015

This paper examines the effect of age of marriage on women's schooling outcomes for 36 countries from Sub-Saharan Africa and South West Asia. We employ an instrumental variable approach to account for the endogeneity of early marriage driven by socio-economic and cultural factors.

Developing informed and effective tertiary responses to violence and abuse of women and girls with disabilities in Australia

ANROS, 2015

This paper establishes the current state of knowledge on tertiary responses to violence and abuse for women and girls with disabilities. The paper outlines tertiary responses to violence and abuse for women and young women with disabilities; as well as what the evidence says about the effectiveness of these responses.