Joyce Banda calls for a great focus on girl children

The former president of Malawi has said the development community needs to focus its efforts on infant and child girls in the wake of a new U.N. report which focuses on girls aged 10.

About the author

  • Sophie Edwards

    Sophie Edwards is a Reporter for Devex based in London covering global development news including global education, water and sanitation, innovative financing, the environment along with other topics. She has previously worked for NGOs, the World Bank and spent a number of years as a journalist for a regional newspaper in the U.K. She has an MA from the Institute of Development Studies and a BA from Cambridge University.