Despite huge gains made in girls' education over the last two decades, a potentially devastating new era in Afghanistan threatens progress to date. We take a look at what is at risk for girls’ education.
CGD Policy Blogs
The recent $5 billion overnight cut in UK foreign aid highlights the importance of understanding the politics of aid spending. This blog explores the role of international travel by rich country citizens to poorer countries in determining attitudes towards aid, and the potential value of volunteer trips in shaping MPs development policy decisions.
The education gaps that are closing between boys and girls in many countries persist in Pakistan. Our large new household survey on the factors associated with differences in gender norms sheds light on what policymakers can do in the post-COVID world to address the gender gap and improve opportunities for girls. Here are four things we learnt from the survey results.