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In Sudan, they are undoubtedly linked to the civil war and Sudan's desperate economic situation - as well as the fact that it is such a vast country, with parents simply unwilling to let their children travel the long distances needed to attend school.
When we asked parents why they did not allow their girls to school, they would say "because it's wrong, it's irreligious, it's improper - they should stay at home to prepare for their real life, their married life" A similar problem exists in Yemen - where it is exacerbated by poor resources and funding that means children have to be taught in classes of a hundred or more.
Jordanian society is very conservative with tribal traditions and many girls are pressurised into marrying young.
Some still continue their education after marriage - but many of them do not, especially if they have children.
After failing two or three times, the girls simply give up altogether.
When we asked parents why they did not allow their girls to school, they would say "because it's wrong, it's irreligious, it's improper - they should stay at home to prepare for their real life, their married life".
The latest UNDP report stated that education in Arab schools in the future is likely to be split into two parts - very expensive private education, enjoyed by the better-off minority, and poor quality government education for the majority.
In countries like Sudan and Yemen, the situation is particularly bad.
Indeed, Sudan is actually going backwards - 45% of children of school age are not attending school.