Education for All

Women's Education in Developing Countries

About Me

My name is Lia and this flyer was created as part of a school project to inform people about women's education in developing countries. Scan this QR code to access my online flyer and links.

Facts


  • Roughly 70 million children all over the world are not getting an education and girls make up 60% of that (Alter).
  • Pakistan is one of the most prominent cases of a country struggling to modernize ("Women, Girls and Malala: Research on Gender and Education in Pakistan and Beyond).
  • Tanzania is the 172nd poorest country and cannot afford schooling ("Women's Education Slows Population Growth").
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Why?

  • Certain religions don't value women and don't see the importance of them getting an education
  • Many young girls in Tanzania are not receiving an education because they are being forced into marriages and having children (Women's Education Slows Population Growth").
  • Many families don't see the importance of women getting educated so they send the oldest, healthiest male child instead (Alter).
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Effects on Broader World

There are many positive impacts of women having an education such as:

  • Benefits future of family
  • Children are educated and gets family out of poverty
  • Prevents women getting infected with STD's
  • Slows population growth