Community, Family Support Critical in Girls’ Education
July 20, 2015 | Grantee Publications | Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries
India Girls Ed

A Population Council report examines the experiences of girls entering secondary education in Gujarat, India, with a focus on the lack of supportive family, school, and community environments. The report finds that poor academic performance is linked to teacher absenteeism, requirements that girls work in the home, and low aspirations and expectations for girls’ education among the girls and their families.  

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