Ref. 8: Statistics show only 62.8% of girls finish primary school and less than half of those female students attend lower secondary school.

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Ref. 9: In 2011, the Ministry of Education in Burkina Faso found that while 21% of boys in a school cohort finish lower secondary school, only 14.3% of girls do.

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