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2020 GEM Report - Inclusion and education

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The poorest children are more than twice as likely to be malnourished as the richest

In 30 low- and middle-income countries, children under age 5 from the poorest 20% of households were more than twice as likely to be stunted (41%) as those from the richest 20%, severely compromising their opportunity to benefit from education.

Statistics of the month

These statistics are taken from GEM Report materials.



fall in aid to education

due to COVID-19 by 2022

1/5of countries

demonstrate a strong level of commitment to equity in education through their finance policies



designed learning materials for speakers of minority languages or provided additional support to poorer households in the Eurasia region