UNICEF Research- Why is the education of girls important: The education of girls is both an intrinsic right and a critical lever to reaching other development objectives. Providing girls with education helps break the cycle of poverty; educated woman are less likely to marry early and against there will, less likely to die in childbirth, more likely to have healthy babies, and more likely to send there children to school. When all children have access to a quality education rooted in human rights and gender equality, it creates a ripple effect of opportunity that influenced generations to come.
One hundred and thirty million girls are out of school. In Pakistan, 5.4 million children of primary school age are not in school ; 62% of them are girls. 65% of girls are enrolled in primary school compared with 79% of boys. 71% of woman in Pakistan have not completed primary school, compared with 41% men. More than half of Adults in Pakistan have recieved no education only 40% of adult women can read and write compared with 69% men.
Girls Can Change the World—But We Have to Invest in Them First.