Many girls & boys aren't able to have an education in this world due to many problems globally. We are so lucky to be able to learn how to read, write and count, while others are no where near us. Malala Yousafzai, a young girl who spoke up about eduction. Later on, got shot in the head and was taken to the hospital and is surprisingly still alive to this very day. She said "In some parts of the world, students are going to school everyday. It's their normal life. But in other parts of the world, we are starving for education....it's like a precious gift. It's like a diamond." She believes that all girls and boys should be able to learn in a school. Everyone needs an education to move forward with their lives. But in many parts of the world, education is a huge problem.
- 53% of the worlds out-of-school children are girls and 2/3 of the people in the world are women
- Children living in a rural environment are twice as likely to be out of school than urban children
- Children living in Pakistan have no legal right to a free education
- There are over 7.4 million teachers, and 2.9 million work at elementary and middle schools