Educate the Girl Child

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My photo story on Educating the girl child that made it to the semifinals at Microsoft's Imagine Cup student design competition.

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Educate the Girl Child

  1. 1. Imagine Cup Photo Story Focus: “Achieve universal primary education” Title: “Educating the Girl Child” Team : Hoosier Eyes Shooting Location: Bihar, India. Members: Kshitiz Anand, Vignesh Ramesh University: School of Informatics, Indiana University, Bloomington , USA.
  2. 2. “ If you educate a boy, you educate an individual, but if you educate a girl, you educate a community.” – African Proverb.
  3. 3. What is the value of education? And educating the Girl Child in particular ?
  4. 4. How do you motivate parents in rural parts of the world, to send their children to schools?
  5. 5. How safe is our society to allow girls to go to school on their own?
  6. 6. “ The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.” - Aristotle
  7. 7. How do you impart life skills like cleanliness and hygiene as a part of education?
  8. 8. “ Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.” - Kofi Annan
  9. 9. Why should girls not be the people who become leaders?
  10. 10. But are we doing enough to support them?
  11. 11. And in all possible ways?
  12. 12. No matter what you do, we all need the support in all possible ways to succeed.
  13. 13. Thank You

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