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Improving Educational Opportunities for Girls


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Contact Details

Fatma Özdemir-Uluç,
UNICEF Turkey,
Birlik Mahallesi, 2. Cadde, No 11,
06610 Çankaya, Ankara,
Telephone: +90 (0)312 454 1000
Facsimile: +90 (0)312 496 1461

Girls’ Education Activity,
The Institute for International Research,
1815 N. Fort Myer Drive, #600 Arlington, VA 22209,
United States of America
Telephone: 703/527-5546
Facsimile: 703/516-6679

Dr Susie Clay,
USAID/G/WID, Room 3.08-042U RRB, Washington, DC 20523-3801,
United States of America
Telephone: 202/712-0954
Facsimile: 202/216-3173

This text was originally developed by the Institute for International Research Consortium under Contract #HNE-5848-C-00-6046-00, The Girls’ and Women’s Education Activity, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Office of Women in Development, Bureau for Global Programs, Field Support and Research.

Printed copies of the Turkish version of this booklet are available,
free of charge, from UNICEF Turkey Publications.

Haydi Kızlar Okula! logosu The Ministry of National Education (MONE) and UNICEF, together with various organisations, agencies and individuals concerned with quality basic education, are aiming to increase enrolment rates for girls and achieve gender parity in primary education attendance in fifty Turkish provinces with the lowest enrolment rates by 2005.

See UNICEF Turkey’s Programmes 2001--2005 for more information about the Haydi Kızlar Okula! -- girls’ education campaign in Turkey.

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