Did you know that 98% of the poorest young women in Niger, a landlocked country in Western Africa, have not completed primary school? (Note: 2006 data)
Niger is not alone. “In at least 10 countries in the World Inequality Database on Education (WIDE), 9 out of 10 of the poorest women aged 15 to 24-years haven’t completed primary school, compared with 8 out of 10 young men.“
Click through the full interactive feature to learn about the level of gender equality in primary school in selected countries.