Poorest girls suffer the most...

22nd September 2000 at 01:00
LACK of educational opportunity, especially for girls, is a fact of life for most children in the world's poorest countries.

To the right are seven countries in which more than half of primary-aged children have no school place. They ae drawn from a World Bank list of 31 countries identified as at risk of failing to meet the Dakar education summit target of universal primary education for all by 2015. Sixty per cent of children without school places are girls.


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