Failing to let girls finish their education could cost the world $30 trillion in lost earnings and productivity annually. The World Bank found 132m girls worldwide do not attend school.
This is not just a third world problem. In the UK, period poverty prevents girls from attending school every month. This compromises the pipeline of educated women for organisations to recruit.
Where schools involve employers with teenagers, they are 86% less likely to become Neet (Not in Education, Employment or Training), again increasing the pool of available workers.
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