Education is very important for every child
whether boy or girl. It is sad that some
communities still discriminate against the education of the girl child. About 57million
children around the world are not going to
African proverb says, “If we educate a boy,
we educate one person. If we educate a girl,
we educate a family – and a whole nation.”
By sending a girl to school, she is far more
likely to ensure that her children also receive
an education. As many claim, investing in a
girl’s education is investing in a nation.
marriage – in some cases involving girls as
young as 6 or 8 – almost always results in
the end of a girl’s schooling. The result is
illiterate or barely literate young mothers
without adequate tools to build healthy,
educated families. On average, for every year
a girl stays in school past fifth grade, her
marriage is delayed a year. Educated girls
typically marry later, when they are better
able to bear and care for their children.