TGAL 2011 - Girls Education
Economics, cultural bias and gender discrimination often exclude girls from educational opportunities in the developing world. Yet, it is widely acknowledged that educating girls is the most powerful and effective way to address global poverty—and the single best investment one can make.
When girls learn, their families, communities and societies all benefit. Educating girls is directly linked to positive outcomes, including:
Despite these known benefits, girls are less likely than boys to attend school; and those girls fortunate enough to enroll are likely to drop out when transitioning from primary to secondary school. Help us in 2011 to make it possible for these future leaders to obtain an education.