These Girls Are Fighting for Their Right to Education

Sep 6, 2016·
TakePart Staff
Being well educated is a priority for all of the girls. Several have their sights set on traveling abroad for school and pursuing a variety of careers, from fashion to marine biology.

For others, simply accessing a proper education is a challenge. They live in cultures that push advanced schooling on their male peers, while girls are expected to stay at home. Worldwide, 31 million girls of primary school age are not enrolled in school. That deficit affects their professional potential: Globally, women earn 24 percent less than men.