With only 16% Indian women using mobile internet services and schooling having moved to online classes, many, especially from the lower socio-economic strata, are taking their girls out of schools.
Imagine a family which may not have enough money to raise a child. If it is a son, they'll somehow make both ends meet. But if it is a daughter?
The need of the hour is to look beyond the traditional 'purpose' of a woman, and recognise their participation and contribution to family business. Gupta and Daughters has done that.
Child marriage is still pretty prevalent in our society and education is a possible solution. Here are a few reasons why your daughters need education.
This article was based on these news reports - here, here, and here.The ministry has subsequently clarified its position on this issue, so we are removing the piece. Our apologies to our readers.
The closing of schools will affect especially girl child education in the poorest countries around the world, many of whom already struggle to go to school.
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