Helping girls stay in school should be Commonwealth's development priority
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Gbimsi Junior High School, Savelugu, Ghana. Credit: GPE/ Stephan Bachenheimer

The Platform for Girls’ Education, a group of government representatives and heads of leading multilateral agencies like GPE, commissioned a report that found that though great progress has been made towards gender parity in education, girls still remain disadvantaged in a large number of the Commonwealth countries.

The report, published by Cambridge University, suggests that there is a compelling case for targeted efforts to help girls stay in school, especially in remote rural areas and during the early years of education. 

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Gbimsi Junior High School, Savelugu, Ghana. Credit: GPE/ Stephan Bachenheimer
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