What Bangladesh can teach and learn about closing the education gender gap

The reality remains that most Bangladeshi women are unable to complete post-primary education. Image: Unsplash/shihab hossain

Lucas Arribas Layton

Education Consultant, World Bank

Oni Lusk-Stover

Senior Education Specialist, World Bank

Keiko Inoue

Senior Education Specialist, World Bank

Shobhana Sosale

Senior Education Specialist, World Bank


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Evidence suggests that Bangladeshi families continue to invest more in post-primary education for boys. Image: ILO

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