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Girl-Friendly Schools

In many areas, education is known as the key to success. It has widely been accepted as the vessel toward upward mobility as its benefits have the capacity to positively change lives. For some, however, the mere notion of attending school on a regular basis is not a reality. Challenges in access and equality permeate through many communities, tribes, and villages with many students denied basic fundamental rights to a quality education. Socioeconomic barriers and longstanding traditions have equated to educational disparities in many areas but these inequities are most profound in developing countries. Through worldwide initiatives and programs, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) focuses on the largest group denied educational rights-girls.

In many remote and conflict-ridden areas, the state of education has been negative, ...

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