less than 3% of Kenya’s female population has the opportunity to complete a college education. why?
The most recent G20 Summit on girls and education reported that if all girls were to complete 12 years of school, child marriage would be reduced by 64%.
SEXUAL ABUSE AND FGM
In Kenya, out of all of the women aged between 15 to 49, 39% will experience at least one sexual assault experience in her lifetime and 21% will fall victim to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
Women who receive a secondary education are 3 times less likely to contract HIV/AIDS than girls who lose access to education after primary school.