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2020 GEM Report - Inclusion and education

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Graph of the week

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.

 

12%

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

38%

OF COUNTRIES

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