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Issues Analysis Assignment: Equality in Women's Education
Transcript of Issues Analysis Assignment: Equality in Women's Education
the sources of power can fully realize the spark of potential each child holds, regardless of
a gender bias as old as time itself. so much more than just human rights to education...
cultural and religious prejudice, economic struggles, relieving poverty, and environmental and living factors. A society cannot grow without formal education so there is a desperate need for equality in education 2. NGOs and developed countries entering developing countries and advocating for gender equality in education 3. Provide countries with funding to improve the status of women in education unrealistic to expect developing countries to pushing for change might upset a balance and cause major issues. 1. Educate the public about the issue education and advocating alone does not solve anything. HOWEVER... HOWEVER... HOWEVER... model for the rest of the world ? Over the past decade, women made on average 71% of men’s earnings Women made up 78% of those enrolled in education programs, 75% in health related programs, and 66% in applied and fine arts programs. Females make up only 30% of mathematics and physical science students, and 24% of engineering and applied science students. "traditionally female areas of study" STEM-related fields of study; fewer than one in five STEM-field workers are female realize that the stereotypes that exist today no longer apply and that girls can provide a cornerstone in the STEM-related fields. Stephen Lewis Foundation Girl Child Network -- provide care at the community level to women who are ill and struggling to survive
-- assist orphans and other AIDS-affected children in every possible way, from the payment of school fees to the provision of food help thousands of women and girls break out of the cycle of poverty through their own education rescued hundreds of Zimbabwean girls from the horrors of sexual and physical abuse led to increased female enrollment in Zimbabwe schools Fights global poverty Improves basic health and education, enhances rural communities, and expands economic opportunity "Equipped with the proper resources, women and girls have the power to help entire communities escape poverty." Mission: improve the lives of children living in poverty through education. Empower children to build a stable livelihood and future for themselves and their families. elitist attitude towards the rights of knowledge 1974, primarily Christian families and the central Amhara demographics that had the easiest access to education in Ethiopia yet less that 10% were literate culture promotes early marriages and deeply rooted family value systems* Working with both local communities and federal governmental systems The Good News the total number of students in primary school between the ages of 7 and 14, has increased to 77% Turnaround of education for girls within Ethiopia may be taking place slowly, but it is happening women are comparatively more educated than men Surplus of girls in the classroom = men do not receive as well-rounded education then have difficulty finding work due to the overflow of educated women in the workforce. YET men still hold a substantial amount of power in the workforce. "We did have an acting principal who was female. But her appointment was, even from the very beginning, temporary. [...] very single Academic Dean at Mona is male... (a)nd I certainly don't think the University of the West Indies is going to be ready for a female Vice-Chancellor any time soon." develop their own education system. Millennium Summit: Millennium Declaration was adopted by 189 nations and signed by 147 heads of state and governments 8 goals; response to the global community’s developmental challenges, and two of the goals in
particular are relevant to the education of women and girls “ensure that all boys and girls complete a full course of primary schooling.” ..eliminate the gender disparity in primary and secondary education preferably by 2005,
and at all levels by 2015.” UN: September 2000