girlsspeakout.org
ACCESS TO BASIC SERVICES: Governments must agree to deliver, by 2020, a basic package of services including health & education for all, particularly for poorest and most marginalised, with a focus on girls & women.
Poverty and gender inequality go hand-in-hand: girls and women in the poorest countries suffer a double hardship, of being both born in a poor country and being born female. Put simply, poverty is sexist. Across virtually every measurable indicator, life is significantly harder for girls and women compared with men. Focusing on girls and women…