Parnian Abunasr-Shiraz

Investing in Girls’ Education: A Transformative Development Strategy

Investing in Girls’ Education: A Transformative Development Strategy

Girls’ access to education needs to become a strategic development priority in low- and middle-income countries. Investments in girls’ education spur economic growth and ensure women have the autonomy to make their own financial and reproductive decisions, have fewer and healthier children, participate in the labor market and live more prosperous lives.