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Girls At Risk

The Covid-19 pandemic has sharply set back girls’ hopes for education. This is especially true for girls who are low-income, internally displaced or refugees. A wave of child marriages, teenage pregnancies, domestic violence and lack of access to the Internet is ending many girls’ chances of getting even a basic education.

Al-Fanar Media usually focuses on higher education. But we also need to point to the barriers the disadvantaged face in reaching the university gates. In this case, the disadvantaged are half of the regional population. In our Girls at Risk editorial series, we will highlight the barriers girls face in graphics, interviews, and articles.

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