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Child marriage worries rise amid coronavirus lockdown in Cameroon (The New Humanitarian)
June 11, 2020
"Girls in developing countries are also at a substantial risk of gender-based violence, early pregnancy, and dropping out once schools re-open, according to a new survey from the Center for Global Development..."
COVID-19 School Closures Put Girls at Unique Risk of Violence, Dropout, Survey of Education Organizations Finds
May 27, 2020
School closures in response to COVID-19 are putting girls in developing countries at a substantial risk of gender-based violence, early pregnancy, and dropping out once schools reopen, according to a new survey from CGD.
New Study: “Equal” Education for Rich & Poor Kids in Developing World Still Means Lack of Proficiency in Math & Reading for All
February 27, 2019
Even if the education gap between rich and poor kids in the developing world was completely closed, many students still would not be proficient in basic math and reading, according to a new study from the Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE) Programme.