Importance Of Education In Education

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Education is very important to ensure a better quality of life for all children. It also makes people aware of opportunities available for them, and the rights that they deserve. It is the key which allows one to acquire skills to become more self-reliant, and ultimately succeed in their life. A country or a world without educated people is a hell of a mess, where no one shows respect in regard to anyone. The lack of education increases the gender gap; for many years, women were not allowed to attend school or obtain an education. It also increases the level of poverty leaving people no choice than becoming criminals, murderers, or thieves. Those acts do not happen only because people live in poverty, but also for the sake to project their anger on society. However, because of women’s importance in societies, their education should not be neglected otherwise those goals can never be achieved because women are at the center of education.
In fact, a lot of people tend to neglect women’s education and favor men because they believe that women don’t have enough capacity to do better than men, or that going to school is not for them. However, according to the Ghanaian scholar Dr. James Emmanuel Kwegyir-Aggrey, “If you educate a man you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a family (nation).” When you educate a girl or a woman, after some time she will grow and create her own family. It goes the same for a man too, but the big difference is that women are
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