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Development Program

Women's Education

When a woman gets married before 18 years, it is highly likely that she will drop out of school, she will consequently lose her decision making power within her own household. Now consider consider this - one out of every three child marriage incidents in the world do occur in India. We need to be doing much more for gender parity in education.

Key Challenges


Career Options
Literacy Rates
Early Marriages
Having Children Early
Gender Discrimination
Quality of Education

Recommendations

Family
  • Give girls freedom to choose their career path
  • Importance of girl child education
  • Priority to education over marriage
  • Encourage girls to participate in activities
Community
  • Training session for girls in the community
  • Encourage homemakers to participate in activities with girls to boost their confidence
  • Invite role models to encourage girls
  • Discourage gender discrimination
Government
  • Awareness of career opportunities
  • Provide scholarships
  • Conduct special events/seminars
  • Reasons for girl dropouts and take action