We are a global partnership dedicated to advancing gender equality in and through education. Through evidence building, coordinated advocacy and collective action the UNGEI partnership works to close the gender gap in education and unlock its transformative power so that every girl can go to school, learn and succeed. The path to gender equality runs through education. When girls get the education they need, there is a ripple effect that benefits everyone. For every additional year of secondary education a girl receives she will:. Youth are not only the beneficiaries of transformation in education, they are essential partners.