Friday, October 21, 2016

The World’s Best Investment: Girls’ Education



Girls’ education brings high returns not just for income and economic growth, but in other crucial areas as well—including improving children’s and women’s survival rates and health, reducing population growth, protecting children’s rights and delaying child marriage, empowering women in the home and in the workplace, and improving climate  change adaptation.

1. PROMOTES ECONOMIC GROWTH
2. IMPROVES WAGES AND JOBS
3. SAVES LIVES
4. LEADS TO HEALTHIER, SMALLER FAMILIES
5. RESULTS IN HEALTHIER, BETTER-EDUCATED CHILDREN
6. DECREASES HIV/AIDS AND MALARIA
7. DECREASES CHILD MARRIAGE
8. LEADS TO EMPOWERMENT
9. PROMOTES POLITICAL LEADERSHIP
10. REDUCES HARM FROM NATURAL DISASTERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE

https://s3.amazonaws.com/malala-fund/All+Factsheets+Updated.pdf

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