Girls’ Education Hotspots: A Look at the Data

Rebecca WinthropEileen McGivney2014

Progress in girls’ education has been one of the success stories in women’s rights and global development of the past 20 years.  Since 1990, when only half the girls living in low-income countries were in school, the number of girls in primary school increased two and a half times by 2012—from 23.6 million to nearly 63 million—and today 80 percent of girls in low-income countries are enrolled.

Girls' EducationEvaluation & Systematic Review

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