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Sackhumvit girls in college!

What Right to education has achieved — as predicted in 2010 — is that it has brought
girls back to schools (even if it’s been hard to keep them there.) In 2006, 10.3 percent
of girls between the ages of 11 to 14 were out of school. In 2018 the figure stood at
4.1 percent, a significant decline. In 2018, 13.5 percent of girls between the ages
15-16 were out of school, as opposed to more than 20 percent in 2008, according to
the 2018 Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) released in January this year.
At Sackhumvit we strive hard to encourage girls towards higher education and the
results have been noteworthy. The girls clicked pictures standing outside their new
learning environment . Aliya, Zahiya and Farheen exemplify much of this aspiration and advancement. “We would like to go to college because then we can work in an office someday, "Education has been a right for a decade now, but Indian girls are only just beginning to claim
their half of it.