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Gender norms also harm the education of boys
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Gender norms also harm the education of boys

Last month, the 2018 Gender Review of the GEM Report focused on the universally acknowledged fact that girls face many more barriers in education, especially in the poorest countries. Yet, this fact often overshadows another concern, which receives a lot less visibility, yet is important in equal measure: that gender norms affect the education opportunities of boys as well of girls. This blog, Gender norms also harm the education of boys, explores the negative impacts of gender norms on boys' education.

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