Education is the most powerful weapon
for changing the world
Widespread education is of course a cornerstone of development, but in the case of girls in third world nations, it is often a key to survival as well.
Unfortunately, in countries with low human development, less than 15% of girls complete a high school education, about half the rate that boys do.
While a lack of available education is a tragedy for any child,
girls in these regions suffer far more ill effects
than boys do.
Uneducated girls in many third world nations are more likely to be:
Forced child marriage
We can stop this.
A basic education is not terribly expensive, and has been shown to not only protect these young girls from these crimes, but also brighten their economic future as well.