The initiative was recognized by UNICEF in its annual report, "The State of the World's Children," in 2003.
The National Council on Childhood and Motherhood (NCCM) launched the Girls' Education Initiative in 2001
Many girls are kept from school. Sometimes their parents don't register their daughters' births.
Why do Egypt's girls need their own schools?
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The school, which is designed to last for 50 years or more, is user-friendly for modern educational techniques.
In 2004, Apache Egypt Companies commissioned Convoy Architectural Partners to create innovative design for a prototype school at Abu Sir
There are immediate benefits for the girls attending the new girl-friendly school built in Abu Sir ... See the benefits
A day at Abu Sir school