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The State of the World's Children 2004


Map 1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Every year of schooling completed by girls is a step towards eliminating poverty.
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Map 2. Achieve universal primary education
When school doors swing open for girls, both boys and girls walk through.
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Map 3. Reduce child mortality
As girls’ education rates rise, child mortality rates plummet.
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Map 4. Improve maternal health
Education is good medicine for mothers and their children.
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Map 5. Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
Prevention and treatment are the most powerful vehicles in this fight. Girls’ education drives both.
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Map 6. Ensure environmental stability
Schools with safe water and separate latrines improve girls’ attendance and the quality of life for communities.
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