Equal Education Creates Equal Opportunities

The Problem:

The female literacy rate is under 50% in +12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. In several cases it’s under 20%.

⅔ of the world’s illiterate adults are women

The Benefits of education equality

A child born to a mother who can read is 50% more likely to survive past age 5.

An educated female population increases a country's productivity and fuels economic growth

The Solution

Have female teachers as role models

Teach about successful women

Empower girls to make their own decisions


Created with images by new 1lluminati - "Now" • DFAT photo library - "Training for women, Indonesia" • stevendepolo - "I'm Smart Kent County Girls on the Run April 06, 20101" • Gareth1953 All Right Now - "Thames Embankment - April 2010 - The Only Place for a Demonstration"

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