{Get Involved} India, where the poorest girls do not finish primary school

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Did you know that 98% of the poorest young women in Niger, a landlocked country in Western Africa, have not completed primary school? (Note: 2006 data)

Niger is not alone. “In at least 10 countries in the World Inequality Database on Education (WIDE), 9 out of 10 of the poorest women aged 15 to 24-years haven’t completed primary school, compared with 8 out of 10 young men.“

Click through the full interactive feature  to learn about the level of gender equality in primary school in selected countries.


Source: World Inequality Database on Education (WIDE)

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