Keeping Girls in School

Girls education and the safety and access to that education is the cornerstone to gender empowerment and fostering gender-equitable norms and empowerment practices. Educating girls helps improve gender equity by increasing agency and empowering girls to engage in decision-making that affects their families and the development of their communities. Keeping girls in school, particularly in secondary school, has far-reaching and long-term health and development benefits for individuals, families, and communities. There exists a strong and positive relationship between increased formal educational attainment among girls and healthier sexual and reproductive behaviors, including contraceptive use.

This section contains resources pertaining to General and Advocacy along with Program Implementation and Research concerning Girls' Education.