Investing in Girls’ Education Delivers Results
Investing in girls’ education is not only good for society, but it is good for the economy. The Investing in Girls’ Education Delivers Results infographic depicts what happens when we do and do not adequately invest in girls’ education. Startling facts include that there are 775M illiterate adults worldwide, and two-thirds of those illiterate adults are women. Further, some countries lose more than $1B per year by failing to educate girls to the same level as boys. However, when an investment is made in girls’ education, life expectancy increases, women earn greater wages, and economies prosper, resulting in good for all.