Story of Change: Afghanistan with Global Partnership for Education
With the support of Global Partnership for Education we can find more and more stories of change among developing countries in connection with education. Each story has it’s special circumstances, and needs special solutions, but all of them can tell us general factualities and herewith giving opportunity to become proficient in improving ourself as we need.
Afghanistan has very serious social, cultural and welfare problems, but they could reverse the tendency of pupils in primary schools with community-based education and quality basic education.
Sustained support from partners like GPE and UNICEF and action by the government are bearing results in Afghanistan: since 2001, the number of children enrolled in general education (grades 1–12) has risen from 0.9 million (almost none of them girls) to 9.2 million (39% girls).
Check out the story: globalpartnership.org/results/stories-of-change/afghanistan-reaching-most-vulnerable-children-especially-girls-through
photo: UNICEF Afghanistan/2016/Sheida