By Saher Mukhtar
In a society the girl’s education is as important as the education of boys. Education is the basic right of every individual, therefore while giving educational facilities, we should not discriminate among genders, colours etc.
According to a UNICEF report ;
Around the world, 132 million girls are out of school, including 34.3 million of primary school age, 30 million of lower-secondary school age, and 67.4 million of upper-secondary school age.
These statistics shows that most of the girls in the world are out of school and the world should focus to make them educated as their education is very important for the prosperity and growth of the countries.
Importance of Women’s Education ;
Below are some points that are throwing light on the importance of girl’s education;
1).Education makes girls confident and independent;
Education encourages girls to go out forearning their livelihoods. It makes them independent and give them confidence to communicate with others confidently and bravely.
2).Handle different situations and problems;
An educated girl can cope with all the
difficulties and problems bravely and strongly. Education gives her the strength to handle different
3).Be aware of their Rights;
By getting education girls become able to know about their rights in the society. Awareness of their rights give them the opportunity to save
themselves from unnecessary troubles. It also give them advantage to tell others about their rights.
4).Development of the nation;
Girl’s education guarantees the
development of the nation.Approximately half of the population consist of women, if half of the population will remain uneducated so that the development of nation is impossible.
An educated women leads towards an educated generation. So for the better future of children, mothers should be educated.
Brigham Young said;
You educate a man: You educate a man.
You educate a women: You educate a
The education of women is also mandatory for the economic growth of the country as they are half in population. They also play an important role in bettering the living standards of their children,families and nation.
So, the education of girls is compulsory for their families, country and even for the betterment
of whole world. They should get proper education about each and every aspect of life, so that they can play their role for bettering the future. Their education ensures better future.
The writer is a student of MSc Communication Studies Digital Media at University of the Punjab, Lahore,Pakistan.