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YEMEN: Paying Gilrs Is Paying Off for School Attendance
Offbeat  (tags: Yemen, girls, school attendance rate, incentives, rural, poor, parents, Conditional Cash Transfer, 80%, UNDP, increase, education, population reduction )

Naoko
- 1876 days ago - irinnews.org
Government scheme offering financial incentives to parents in the rural areas to send their daughters to school or to prevent them from dropping out is paying off as girls' enrollment rates have increased by around 9 percent in the targeted schools.
   

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