Gender Inequality

COVID-19 has harmed girls' education. Here's what needs to be done

UNESCO has projected that 11 million girls may never return to school following COVID-19. Image: Unsplash/Nikhita S

H.E. Aïcha Bah Diallo

Founding Member, Forum of African Women Educationalists (FAWE)

Harry A. Patrinos

Manager, World Bank

Noëlla Coursaris Musunka

Founder & CEO, Malaika

Ana Rold

Founder and Publisher, Diplomatic Courier & World in 2050


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