South Asia, with a quarter of the world’s population, has at least a quarter of the world’s children who should be in primary school but are not. As a region, South Asia will almost certainly fall short of achieving the second EFA goal by 2015: full access to, and completion of, primary education. What can be done now to improve the prospects of achieving the goal as soon after 2015 as possible and to lay a solid foundation for doing so?
Prospects (2010) 40 (3) 321-335, [DOI: 10.1007/s11125-010-9165-3]
Introduction. Universal primary education in South Asia: A right that remains elusive.