Interventions to enhance girls' education and gender equality: final report

Interventions to enhance girls' education and gender equality: final report

What is the evidence on the kind of interventions that lead to expansion and improvement in girls’ education? Are they shown to deepen gender equality? 169 studies were reviewed for this study. The results show that the effectiveness of resource interventions depends on careful targeting of educationally under-resourced families, and thoughtful design of programmes to focus on girls most at risk. Furthermore, good teachers are highly important. Effective interventions are associated with a ‘quality mix’, that is, a combination of a number of different approaches to enhancing gender equality. Interventions concerned with shifting gender norms and enhancing inclusion are under-researched and under-resourced. 

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