When a woman gets married before the age of 18 years, it is highly likely that she will drop out of school, and she will consequently lose her decision making power within her own household. Now 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.
Having children early
Quality of education
|Give girls freedom to choose their career path||Training session for girls in the community||Awareness of career opportunities|
|Importance of girl child education||Encourage homemakers to participate in activities with girls to boost their confidence||Provide scholarships|
|Priority to education over marriage||Invite role models to encourage girls||Conduct special events/seminars|
|Encourage girls to participate in activities||Discourage gender discrimination||Reasons for girl dropouts and take action|