Human Right To Education

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The need to communicate is essential for all human beings. Reading and writing help humans keep track of their ideas and learn new information that helps us learn about the world around us. Humans possess the right to education; not only will educating people to benefit the person but also it will help the economy of their government. If more humans are educated, more will be engineers or doctors. Meaning that innovation and other advances in medicine, science, etc. will benefit the economic growth of a nation. According to Muller (2014), “Without education, many of our ideas and opinions can be stereotypical or prejudiced, bearing no relationship to the truth” (p. 180). Malala Yousafzai stands out as a symbol for millions who are denied opportunity and access to education. Malala was targeted by the Pakistani Taliban for assassination for promoting education for her generation of young men and women ("Is Education a Human Right? | Huff Post). She was devoted on her views on education and women’s right. However, there are many people in this world who believe that women do not need to have an education. Having the right to education should not depend on whether you are a woman or a man, it must be given for equality and opportunities, regardless of the gender. I think it is a human right to access education and it is a necessary element to achieve development and equality. If women did not have the same right to education as men, they will have to depend economically by

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