Girls’ education is one of the most effective ways for ending poverty
in developing nations. The benefits of their education are seen by
individuals, their families, and throughout society. These benefits
Reducing the number of babies women have;Lowering infant and child mortality rates;Lower maternal mortality rates;Protecting against HIV/AIDS infection;Increased number of women with jobs and higher earnings and;Benefits that last many generations.Education for girls can have the benefit of delaying marriage and
pregnancy for young girls. Instead of a girl getting married before age
20 and often suffering abuse by her husband, girls who attend primary
and secondary school are more likely to have a say in who they marry.
Girls who attend school also are able to use more effective methods of
family planning and therefore have fewer and healthier babies. An
educated girl and woman will have learned about HIV/AIDS and know many
different ways to protect herself from getting the disease. Every year
of schooling helps a girl make better decisions for her and her family.