I Empower Women
- 31 million girls at primary level and 34 million at lower secondary level are not enrolled in school
- In 2014, global military spending stood at $1.8 trillioni , while experts cite a $26 billion financing gap to achieve basic education for all by end of 2015.
- Education is a public good, a fundamental human right upheld in int'l l & regional human rights conventions & treaties
- Girls and young women’s education may be cut short by early or forced marriage