Quality Education not only changes the lifestyle but also creates the ability to choose leaders or to lead sensibly the community. It is the only assured tool of change on global level. Alongside of many great benefits it promotes gender equality and reduced inequalities in the society. It’s a triad of working for three goals with one force.
education varies from continent to continent, country to country and culture to
culture. It is a broad spectrum of requirements from awareness,
faculty, institutions, adaptation, facilities, partnership, environment, equality,
inclusion to leadership.
A good quality education is one that provides all learners with capabilities they require to become economically productive, develop sustainable livelihoods, contribute to peaceful and democratic societies and enhance individual well-being (VVOB’s Definition of Quality Education).
Education promotes gender equality (SDG-5)
Of the 123 million young people between the ages
of 15 and 24 who cannot read or write, 61 percent of them are women. There are
33 million fewer girls than boys in primary school. 10 Facts You Don't Know About Girls' Education - ABC News
Keeping girls in school and ensuring they can learn in a safe and supportive environment leads to many benefits for girls themselves, their families, their communities and societies. The World Bank has clearly found that girls education has a direct positive correlation with health of a family and reduction of family size. It also continues generational to the next generation of girls.
Educating women can change the life style of whole generation.
"Acquisition of knowledge is binding on all Muslims (both men and women without any discrimination)". Muslim Reference - [Narrated by Ibn Maja in al-Sunan, 1:81 §224.]-
Read more about Islamic teachings on women education:
Malala Yousafzai is a women's rights activist from Pakistan and her story is all about girl’s education. She says:
"In some parts of the world, students are going to school every
day. It's their normal life. But in other parts of the world, we are
starving for education... it's like a precious gift. It's like a
Read her story:
To reduce the gap between the haves and the have-nots, we need to embrace broad access to quality education as our strongest social value. The topic of overcoming inequality through education is extensive, and includes all levels of education in both developed and developing societies.According to the International Labor Organization, income inequality has increased in about two thirds of countries world since the 1990s. The financial crisis and the accompanying global recession are expected to widen the gap further between the rich and the poor.
Overcoming Inequality through Education — Global Economic Symposium
Goal 4 .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform
It also helps to reduce other inequalities in the society like poverty and conflicts.
Therefore, despite persistent disparities, there is a reason for optimism and a clear call to action. While alleviating poverty in developing countries and eradicating the ills associated with it would require massive and coordinated efforts in public health, education, and labor markets, in this country, significant steps towards reducing poverty can be made by ensuring that all K-12 students receive the same education.The Link Between Education & Inequality | edlabs