The Girl Effect

The Girl Effect – The powerful social and economic change brought about when girls have the opportunity to participate in their society.

  • An extra year of primary school raises a girl’s lifetime wages by 10-20%
  • An extra year of secondary school raises a girl’s lifetime wages by 15-25%
  • A woman or girl will reinvest 90% of her income into her family. A man will reinvest 30-40%


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