Nowhere on earth do women have as many opportunities as men. Nowhere. But for girls and women in the poorest countries, that inequality is amplified.
We won’t end extreme poverty until we break down the barriers holding girls and women back.
Sexism is global – the fight against it should be too. Join the movement and use your voice to call for change. We’re almost 8 million strong already, but we’ll be even more powerful with you.
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Educating every girl to secondary level in sub-Saharan Africa could help save the lives of 1.2 million children. Yet it costs less than a loaf of bread to educate a girl for a day.
There is a wealth of evidence to show that an educated country is one that is healthier, wealthier and more stable – and that universal, quality education is one of the best antidotes to poverty.