Sub-Saharan Africa’s Education Challenge

July 2010

UNESCO warns that shortfalls in aid threaten to derail efforts to get sub-Saharan Africa’s 32 million out-of-school children into classroom.

On current trends there will still be 23 million African children out of school by 2015. Just over one adult in three cannot read or write.

Africa has some of the world’s deepest inequalities based on factors such as gender, language and location.


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