Countries such as Pakistan and India believe that educating women is a waste of time. They believe that women are better off left at home.
But little do they know that by educating a girl you can help the economy. Just a 1% increase in women who have completed high school can boost the per captia income by 0.3%. By educating women you can help families earn more money. A girls future income gets a 10% to 20% boost for each additional year of high school she attends. Not only will educating a girl help her economically but it will help it physically. When women are educated they are more likely able to fight HIV and AIDS because they will know the facts.
Child Marriage would decrease by 64% if all girls in sub-Saharan Africa and South and West Asia received a high school education