The potential impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on girls' education are numerous and diverse, and failing to act in the absence of better data is a losing strategy. & on lessons learned and investing in no-regret policies
#COVID19 and Girls' #Education: What We Know So Far and What We Expect
No surprises (sadly) but it adds up. Adolescent girls especially at risk. Good to have attn to education —countries’ most critical investment in the future COVID-19 and Girls' Education: What We Know So Far and What We Expect
"COVID-19 and Girls' Education: What We Know So Far and What We Expect" and I examine what we learn from past school closures, together with what the data so far from the COVID pandemic tell us.
We don’t need to wait! “Learn from past crises and invest in no-regret policies. Make sure that girls have access to information and resources for reproductive health, social safety nets...and make targeted efforts to get girls...back in the classroom.”
New analysis from & on COVID's potential impacts on girls' education: To avoid increased drop outs, lost learning, early marriages & unintended pregnancies, we need investments in SRHR & social protection before it's too late.