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The Importance of the Education of Girls

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Girls

  1. 1. GIRLS
  2. 2. <ul><li>One girl </li></ul><ul><li>in a </li></ul><ul><li>developing country </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>+ </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>One </li></ul><ul><li>basic </li></ul><ul><li>education </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>= </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Choices </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>A choice in whom she marries </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>A choice in when she has children </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>A choice in how many children she has </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>A choice in </li></ul><ul><li>her </li></ul><ul><li>career </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>A choice in </li></ul><ul><li>her </li></ul><ul><li>future </li></ul>
  12. 12. Did You Know?
  13. 13. <ul><li>Out of </li></ul><ul><li>130 MILLION </li></ul><ul><li>out-of-school children </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>70% </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>are girls </li></ul>
  16. 16. Did You Know?
  17. 17. <ul><li>One leading cause of death </li></ul><ul><li>for girls aged 15-19 </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>is </li></ul><ul><li>Pregnancy </li></ul>
  19. 19. 529,000 women
  20. 20. <ul><li>die </li></ul><ul><li>every year during pregnancy and child birth </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>that would be… </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>44,083 </li></ul><ul><li>per month </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>1,449 </li></ul><ul><li>per day </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>90% </li></ul><ul><li>of these… </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>were in </li></ul><ul><li>developing </li></ul><ul><li>countries </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>If a </li></ul><ul><li>girl </li></ul><ul><li>is educated </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>Her children have a reduced risk </li></ul><ul><li>of dying before </li></ul><ul><li>the age of 5 </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>If a </li></ul><ul><li>girl </li></ul><ul><li>is educated </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Her family will be educated </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>And her children will be </li></ul>healthier, and better protected, from disease
  31. 31. <ul><li>What would you choose? </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>Marriage </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>Husband </li></ul>
  34. 34. <ul><li>Pregnancy </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>Baby </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>HIV-AIDS </li></ul>
  37. 37. <ul><li>Hunger </li></ul>
  38. 38. <ul><li>Thirst </li></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>Abuse </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>Or… </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>Education </li></ul>
  42. 42. <ul><li>Career </li></ul>
  43. 43. <ul><li>Money </li></ul>
  44. 44. <ul><li>Independence </li></ul>
  45. 45. <ul><li>A LIFE </li></ul>
  46. 46. <ul><li>A FUTURE </li></ul>
  47. 47. <ul><li>What would you choose? </li></ul>
  48. 49. Girls
  49. 50. GIRLS
  50. 51. Bibliography <ul><li>AusAID: The Australian Government's overseas aid program. Web. 18 Feb. 2010. <http://www.ausaid.gov.au/closeup/images/hivaids>. </li></ul><ul><li>Childinfo.org:. Web. 18 Feb. 2010. <http://www.childinfo.org>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Education for Girls.&quot; Women's United Nations Report Network. Web. 18 Feb. 2010. <http://www.wunrn.com/news/2009/02_09/02_23_09/022309_education2.htm>. </li></ul><ul><li>The Girl Effect - Home. Web. 18 Feb. 2010. <http://www.girleffect.org/>. </li></ul><ul><li>.:Lotus Outreach:. Web. 18 Feb. 2010. <http://www.lotusoutreach.org/gate.php>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Maternal death -.&quot; Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Web. 18 Feb. 2010. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maternal_death>. </li></ul><ul><li>Web. 18 Feb. 2010. <http://robshipley.org/>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Www.msh.org - Management Sciences for Health - EQUITY, an Integrated Primary Health Care Project in South Africa.&quot; Www.msh.org - Management Sciences for Health - Home. Web. 18 Feb. 2010. <http://www.msh.org/global-presence/equity.cfm>. </li></ul>

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