The significant social damage caused by educational deficiencies


Beyond financial considerations, the report entitled “The price of inaction: the private, fiscal and social costs on a global scale of children and young people who do not learn, warns of the significant social damage caused by these educational deficiencies. Gaps in the acquisition of basic skills are associated, globally, with a 69% increase in teenage pregnancies among young girls, while each year of secondary education helps reduce the risk of girls marrying and have a child before the age of 18.

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