Women’s Education in Ghana

DFID’s education programme support in Ghana has boosted girls enrolment in primary schools and trained thousands of women teachers in areas that most need them.

In Africa, children are 40% more likely to live beyond the age of 5 if their mothers have spent at least five years in education and in India, it is estimated that a 10% increase in the ratio of female to male workers would mean an 8% increase in GDP.

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