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Research and analysis from around the world.

 
 

For more information on girls' education in Afghanistan and the importance of educating girls worldwide, follow the links below.

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1. Human Rights Watch -- "'I Won't Be a Doctor, and One Day You'll Be Sick': Girls' Access to Education in Afghanistan."

A landmark survey of the education landscape in Afghanistan. Read the full report here.

2. The World Bank -- "Unrealized Potential: The High Cost of Gender Inequality in Earnings."

A 2018 study that measures the global economic costs of gender inequality. Read the full report here.

3. Afghan Ministry of Education & UNICEF -- "Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children."

Released in June 2018, this report tracks trends in children's education, revealing that in some Afghan provinces, 85% of girls don't attend school. Read the full report here.

4. The Asia Foundation -- "Afghanistan in 2017: A Survey of the Afghan People."

A broad survey of moods and trends across Afghanistan; in 2017, education/illiteracy was most-cited as the chief problem facing women (36.4% of respondents). Read the full report here.