Girl’s Education

For a more equal, sustainable world, girls need to be able to finish school. But for too many girls, unintended pregnancy means an end to their education—and their dreams for the future.

In Sub-Saharan Africa alone,
 4 million teenage girls  drop out of school each year due to pregnancy.

Historically, when women gain access
to contraception, it increases women’s
college enrollment by 12 to 20%.

14 million
adolescent girls
want to prevent
pregnancy, but
aren’t using

Every additional year of school increases a girl’s  future earnings by 20%.