Importance of female education
Current female education scenario in Pakistan
Reasons behind lower rate of female education in
Literacy is among one of the
indicators of human development. All
girls of today are mothers of tomorrow.
The role played by mothers in building
up a nation is beyond dispute.
George Herbert says:
“ A mother is worth a hundred
Quaid-e-Azam Said to “The All Pakistan Educational
Conference” at Karachi on 27th November 1947
“Education does not merely
mean academic education
and even that of a very poor
type.What we have to do is
to mobilize our people and
build up a character of our
Literacy Ratio :
The over all literacy ratio is 46%
Female Literacy ratio :
Female literacy ratio in Pakistan is
Independent sources and educational experts
are skeptical.They place over all literacy rate
at 26% and rate for girls and woman at
12%,contending that the higher figure
include people who can handle little more
than a signature.
There are 163,000 public schools in
Pakistan,of which 40,000 cater to girls.
Out of total 14,000 lower secondary schools and
10,000 higher secondary schools,5000 and 3000 are
respectively for girls.
There are around 250 girls colleges and two medical
colleges for women in public sector of 125 districts.
7 million girls under 10 go to primary schools.
5.4 million between 10-14 attend secondary
3 million go to higher secondary
0.5 million go to universities.
• Expensive education
•Early age marriages
•Lack of girls school in remote areas
•Militants influence (Malala yousafzai incident)
•Limited career fields for women
•Male dominance in society
Mother’s Education Impact On a Child:
The children of well-educated mothers
are found to be more confident, vibrant,
active self reliant, free from anxieties and
other psychological problems.They
apparently look tidy, pleased and
Less educated mothersThe children of
less educated mothers are found shy,
lacking in confidence, lacking in
interpersonal communication skills, less
participation in class activities, low self
esteem, less reactive.
Government shall make education free for all.
Government,NGOs and Social Service
Organizations shall work to educate and aware
mothers of today about the better bringing up of
Different communities shall work for female
education like Kutians Memon community is
Religious icons, scholars and theologians shall take
a stand to diminish the negative notions prevailed in
the society about girls education.
Media shall project by its advertisement, talk shows
and dramas the impotence of female education for
a progressive nation.