Education : The Value Of Education In Pakistan

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American philosopher John Dewey once said, “Education is not preparation for life: education is life itself.” His statement, though decades old, perfectly embodies the value of education in modern society. In the modern world, virtually everything is dependant on having a college degree. Even so, many women and girls around the world are unable to receive proper education, let alone job opportunities. In certain regions, Pakistan especially, the flaws in the education system stem from a gender biased culture. The prejudice mentality that the Pakistani people have limits the culture as a whole, but more specifically the poor, and often manipulated, women. Your aid in that territory to improve the welfare of the people combating the institutionalized sexism that women face would be greatly appreciated by people who are actively seeking to solve the problem but do not have the funds to do so.

In Pakistan, it is very common knowledge that males are the more favored gender. Malala herself stated, “I was a girl in a land where rifles are fired in celebration of a son, while daughters are hidden away behind a curtain, their role in life simply to prepare food and give birth to children.” The philosophy of the people restricts women into having almost now will of their own or influence in society. According to Encyclopedia Britannica, women in Pakistan are treated secondary to men and only exist to live a life of servitude dedicated to their family. The only acceptable profession

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