Tagged: girls' education
On October 11th, Oxfam in Niger celebrated the International Day of the Girl, and with good reason. The wellbeing and future of generations to come depends largely on today’s girls and their health, education and economic status.
Progress in girls’ education, one of the rare Afghan success stories of the last nine years and vital to the long-term development and stability of the country, is under threat, 16 aid agencies including Oxfam and CARE warned today in a new report.
Afghan girls still face many barriers to receiving an education. The quality of education is highly variable, school conditions are often poor and nearly half a million girls who are enrolled do not regularly attend school. Girls and teachers explain their situation.