Effects Of Globalization On Education During Latin America & The Caribbean

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Ashley Medina and Jessica Kozma Dr. Chavez 18 December 2014 Gender and Global Culture- PR 411-50 The Effect of Globalization on Education in Latin America & the Caribbean While there has been much progress in achieving educational plurality, the institution of education is still noticeably gendered. The aim of this presentation is to show the audience some of the great disparities certain segments of the global population face in attaining education. Unfortunately it is marginalized groups like indigenous populations and ethnic minorities that face most educational hardships in any given society but amongst these already disadvantaged groups, women and girls are even less likely to receive a good education, if at all. They are the disparities among minorities struggling not only for education but in many cases, for their very survival. In rural areas many are forced to leave school to get married and begin families of their own. These young girls are children having children. They face innumerable hardships as they struggle to maintain family life, feed their children, and survive the struggles of childbirth and sickness. This presentation will conclude with one solution to education hardships explained, showing the improvements that globalization is having to indigenous populations. When one is asked to think of education through a gendered lens, the image conjured is typically of the women and girls in developing countries as described above, poor, and with many
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