Why it matters
- About 57 million children do not attend primary school in developing countries.
- More than half of those children live in sub-Saharan Africa.
- Globally, more than 100 million young people do not have basic literacy skills – over 60% of them are female.
- An estimated 50% of children who do not attend primary school live in areas affected by conflict.
Global Visionaries focused on Education:
This theme includes the following UN Sustainable Development Goal:
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