Why it makes sense to invest in girls’ education

There is a well established academic literature presenting the case for investing in adolescent girls as a vehicle for social and economic progress. Anyone who has read Greg Mortenson’s Three Cups of Tea or Stones into Schools will also need little convincing. What’s missing, I think, is a compelling and engaging ‘sales pitch’ to command the attention of policy makers. This video clip is a good start. Good on you girleffect.org!