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The Impact of Education
The day offers a chance to look at promoting the health and education status of girls. Unfortunately, the majority of out of school children around theworldare girls. And the impact of receiving an educationon theirhealth, life choices and economicopportunitieslater on in life is huge.
Gender Education Facts
Focusing on initiatives such as school feeding, where freenutritious meals are provided tochildren,is one way to increase enrolment rates, and particularly enrolment rates for girls.
School feeding has been shown to get children into school and keep them there.Not only this, but once well fed, they can concentrate better at school. School feeding provides a social safety net that helps address issues of inequity and gender imbalance.