Thursday, October 27, 2016

3. SAVES LIVES


Increasing girls’ education reduces infant and maternal mortality because educated mothers have fewer pregnancies, are less likely to give birth as teenagers, and are better able to seek and negotiate life-saving health care for themselves and their young children.*

*Bhalotra, Sonia, and Damian Clarke. 2013. Educational Attainment and Maternal Mortality. Paper commissioned for EFA Global Monitoring Report 2013/
 Paris: UNESCO. UNESCO. 2014a. Gender Summary: Teaching and Learning: Achieving Quality for All—EFA Global Monitoring Report 2013/4. Paris: UNESCO

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