less than 3% of Kenya’s female population has the opportunity to complete a college education. why?

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EARLY MARRIAGE

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%.

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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).

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HEALTH

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.