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Womenilliteracy 130604042831-phpapp02 Womenilliteracy 130604042831-phpapp02 Presentation Transcript

  • By-Pravar JainClass-10BRoll Number-36
  • • Two-thirds of the world’s 876 millionilliterates are women• 70 % of the poor in the world arewomen
  • • 113 million primary school children arebeing denied their right to education.Almost two-thirds of them are female• Fewer girls than boys finish primaryschool. By the time they reach 18, girlshave an overage of 4,4 years lesseducation than boys
  • • Girls in many countries are expected to beginhelping out at an early age with householdresponsibilities which prevents them fromattending formal schooling• Investing in girls and women education is notconsidered profitable by many poorcommunities• In many patriarchal societies women and girlsare denied their fundamental human rights,among them, the right to education.
  • • In some countries, empowering womenthrough education is not considered essentialand sometimes contrary to the role that theyare expected to perform• Cultural and socialCultural and social factors have a majorfactors have a majorimpact on female access to schooling,impact on female access to schooling,• Compounded by:Compounded by: povertypoverty – in itself a denial of– in itself a denial ofhuman rights. It is THE critical barrier tohuman rights. It is THE critical barrier toeducation, in particular for girlseducation, in particular for girls
  • • “We must do more and better.”• “How can poverty be eradicatedwhen the roots of ignorance areleft undisturbed?”• Koïchiro Matsuura• WHY and HOW?Literacy, particularly theliteracy of women, is themost important factor forsustainable and equitabledevelopment
  • • For people around the world, especially women, literacy is thebridge from devastating poverty to renewed hope. The illiteracyrate has risen substantially over the past 50 yearseducatedwomen can play a very important role in the development of thecountry.• Education is milestone of women empowerment because itenables them to responds to the• challenges, to confront their traditional role and change their life.So that we can’t neglect the• importance of education in reference to women empowermentIndia is poised to becoming• superpower, a developed country by 2020.
  • • The growth of women’s education in rural areas is• very slow. This obviously means that still large womenfolk o f ourcountry are illiterate, the• weak, backward and exploited.” : Gender discrimination stillpersists in India and lot more needs to be done in the field• of womens education in India. The gap in the male-femaleliteracy rate is just a simple indicator.• While the male literary rate is more than 75% according to the2001 Census, the female literacy• rate is just 54.16%.
  • World Education has a long history of successfully workingwith local partners to design, execute, manage andevaluate participatory, community-based initiatives toadvance the conditions of girls and women. WorldEducations programs help girls enroll and stay in schooland help women gain access to or create neweducational, financial, and social resources in theircommunities. By improving educational opportunities forgirls and women, World Education helps women developskills that allow them to make decisions and influencecommunity change in key areas.
  • World Education has a long history of successfully workingwith local partners to design, execute, manage andevaluate participatory, community-based initiatives toadvance the conditions of girls and women. WorldEducations programs help girls enroll and stay in schooland help women gain access to or create neweducational, financial, and social resources in theircommunities. By improving educational opportunities forgirls and women, World Education helps women developskills that allow them to make decisions and influencecommunity change in key areas.