Research needed to pinpoint factors that cause girls to drop out of school
“Schools have the potential to transform girls’ lives, unlocking the door to future opportunities, better health and greater autonomy. But in many places, schooling falls short of that aspiration.
Girls face more barriers to learning than boys, particularly around the time of puberty. Understanding the relationship between events in girls’ lives and their ability to succeed in school will be key to achieving not only the post-2015 education goals but arguably the other development goals as well.”