Gender Equity & Girls Education


Listed below are organizations working in girls' education and in teaching gender equity. 

Over the past decade, the number of girls out of primary school has been reduced by half, and girls are completing more years of education than ever before.

Yet many challenges persist, especially for girls who face multiple disadvantages for various economic, cultural, social, political reasons.

Investing in girls' education brings high returns in wide-ranging areas. You can read more about the evidence on why girls' education matters in the 2016 publication by Gene B. Sperling, Rebecca Winthrop, with Christina Kwauk, from Brookings, What Works in Girls Education: Evidence for the World's Best Investment.