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GirlForce

Skills, education and training for girls now

In the last decade, investment by the global community has led to undeniable progress in girls’ education, both in terms of access to and completion of school. However, girls are not moving from schools into the workforce in high numbers. Data collection by the International Labour Organization (ILO) provides a unique opportunity to understand the aspirations of female youth (aged 15-29), both those in and out of school, and the barriers they face in transitioning to the workforce. The research presented in this report Girl Force: Skills, Education...

In the last decade, investment by the global community has led to undeniable progress in girls’ education, both in terms of access to and completion of school. However, girls are not moving from schools into the workforce in high numbers. Data collection by the International Labour Organization (ILO) provides a unique opportunity to understand the aspirations of female youth (aged 15-29), both those in and out of school, and the barriers they face in transitioning to the workforce. The research presented in this report Girl Force: Skills, Education and Training for Girls Now is based on the ILO School to Work Transition Survey (SWTS), implemented in 34 countries between 2012-2016 to youth aged 15-29.

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Leaflets & brochures
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