China seeks to improve education for female students

08/8/2011 | Xinhuanet.com (China)

Over the next decade, officials in China hope to improve school enrolment and literacy among female students, who more likely are to drop out. The goal, according to a government document, is to provide compulsory education for 95% of female students, and enrol 90% of girls in high school and 40% in college by 2020. Officials attribute the historically lessened emphasis on female education to long-held parental discrimination against girls.

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