EFA Global Monitoring Report: Gender and EFA 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges

What can be done to eliminate gender-specific obstacles to girls' education and create a more gender-just world? UNESCO explores…

This report describes an array of country efforts, some quite effective, to achieve and go beyond gender parity in education. Many of these policies and programmes focus on the immediate school environment in which girls learn.

Others focus on the informal and formal laws, social norms and practices that deny girls their right of access to, and completion of, a full cycle of quality basic education.