GPE in the News
To advance girls' education and mitigate child marriage, which prevents many girls from attending school, South Sudan announced the allocation of cash grants to keep 150,000 girls in school with support from the British government.
As the movie Hidden Figures recently showed, many women around the world, for a variety of reasons, are not able to contribute fully to their communities and to society. Around the world 130 million girls are not attending school. We are left to wonder: how many innovations and inventions are missing? How much progress could be achieved if these girls were able to get an education?