Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Current Scenario of Education in the World
In developing, low-income countries, every additional year of education can increase a person’s future income by an average of 10%
Illiteracy is highest amongst females. In more than 20 developing countries, illiteracy rates amongst women exceed 70%
Youth literacy rates in African continent are the lowest, with areas with less than 50% literacy among children ages 18 and under.
More than 226 million children do not attend secondary school. 67 million primary-school-age children are still denied the right to education.
53% of the world’s out-of-school children are girls and 2/3ʳᵈ of the illiterate people in the world are women
Children born to educated mothers are less likely to be stunted. Each additional year of maternal education helps reduce the child mortality rate by 2%.