From a good education and a safe place to live to quality healthcare and economic opportunity, women and girls must meet 6 Essential Needs to succeed. Our work, determined by local women and girls, provides resources to help meet these needs.
Girls today are part of the largest girl generation in history. We have an extraordinary opportunity to end poverty if we can make sure they stay in school. Every year a girl goes to school can increase her future income by 10% — money that women invest in food, health, education and family wellbeing.
Field Resources for Education
Child Marriage and Early Child-bearing in India: Risk Factors and Policy Implications [pdf]
This brief examines which girls are most at risk for early marriage and what can prevent early marriage.
Source: Young LivesDownload This Resource
Girls' Learning and Empowerment- The Role of School Environments [pdf]
This policy brief discusses how a school's physical and social environment impact girls' learning and empowerment.
Source: United Nations Girls' Education InitiativeDownload This Resource
Compilation of good practices in girls' and women's education in West Africa
Good practices in girls' and women's education considered here involve projects and programs mainstreaming gender and highlighting thus the importance of girls' and women's participation, on the same basis as those of men, in sustainable human development, and thereby supporting the need for them to receive the same education as men.
Source: UNGEIView This Resource